The Last Hours: The Complete Omnibus Edition (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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Allen & Unwin
198 x 129 x 50 mm
670 g

The Last Hours: The Complete Omnibus Edition

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The definitive edition of Minette Walters' thrilling tale of courage and defiance during the time of the Black Death, featuring The Last Hours and The Turn of Midnight. England, 1348: A deadly plague is spreading across the land, and people are dying by the thousands. In Dorset, young Lady Anne takes control of her lands with her trusted steward, Thaddeus Thurkell, at her side. Compassionate and resourceful, she decides to quarantine the estate, bringing some two hundred serfs inside the moated walls. But in such a confined space, conflicts soon arise... As time passes, the people of Develish have no way of knowing who, if anyone, has survived. And with dwindling stores, they soon have no choice but to leave their relative safety. But what awaits Lady Anne and her people in the desolate wasteland beyond the walls? 'Wonderful and sweeping' Kate Mosse 'Enthralling' Julian Fellowes 'Vividly wrought and powerful' Elizabeth Fremantle
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Wonderful and sweeping, with a fabulous sense of place and history. * Kate Mosse on The Last Hours * An enthralling account of a calamitous time, and above all a wonderful testimony to the strength of the human spirit. I was caught from the first page. * Julian Fellowes on The Last Hours * Atmosphere, imagination and narrative power of which few other writers are capable. * The Times on The Turn of Midnight * A vividly-wrought and powerful story... Minette Walters has brought her impressive skill as a writer of psychological crime to create a dark and gripping depiction of Medieval England in the jaws of the Black Death. * Elizabeth Fremantle on The Last Hours * Stunning * Daily Express on The Turn of Midnight * A must-read... eloquent, absorbing, absolutely fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable. * LoveReading on The Turn of Midnight *

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Minette Walters is one of the world's bestselling crime writers. The author of twelve previous novels, she won the CWA John Creasey Award, the Edgar Allan Poe Award and two CWA Gold Daggers. She lives in Dorset with her husband.