Monday, February 19, 2007

PopeStNick5: Son of Dust

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Title: Son of Dust (Loyola Classic)
Author: H. F. M. Prescott, Introduction by Mike Aquilina
Publisher: Loyola Press
Date Published: January 2007
ISBN: 0829423524
Price: $13.95 Paperback

Book Description:
Fulcun Geroy, the Catholic lord of a fief on the borders of 11th-century Normandy, falls in love with the wife of a rival at the court of William the Conqueror and becomes entangled in an adulterous affair. The liaison has fateful political, religious, and romantic consequences, as the amlet-like Fulcun struggles with his love for God and his passion for his lover. Hilda Prescott's riveting historical novel is an artful and morally serious tale of the ultimate redemption of a forbidden love.

About the Author:
H. F. M. Prescott (1896-1972) studied history at Oxford and embarked on a successful writing career in the mid-1920s. She is best known for her historical novels, including Son of Dust and The Man on a Donkey, and for her biography of Mary Tudor.

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