Blood and Roses (BOK)

Helen Castor

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The Wars of the Roses turned England upside down. Between 1455 and 1485 four kings lost their thrones, more than forty noblemen lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and thousands of the men who followed them met violent deaths. Yet almost nothing is known about the thoughts and feelings of the people who lived through this bloody conflict, whether kind of noble, landowner or peasant. Almost nothing, but not quite. As they made their way in a disintegrating world, a Norfolk family called the Pastons were writing letters - about politics, about business, about shopping, about love and about each other. Using these letters, the oldest surviving family correspondence in English, Helen Castor traces the extraordinary history of the Paston family across three generations. Blood & Roses tells the dramatic, moving and intensely human story of how one family survived one of the most tempestuous periods in English history.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2005 Forfatter Helen Castor
Forlag
FABER & FABER
ISBN 9780571216710
Antall sider 368 Dimensjoner 13,6cm x 19,8cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 272 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd