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Kate is a bookseller who along with her brother, sell forbidden English translations of the Bible. Little enough is know For a book I literally picked up randomly off the library bookshelf, I am pleasantly surprised.

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La librera y el hereje

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. Darlene rated it liked it Nov 08, In those days, the idea that people should be able to read the Bible for themselves was a perilously radical one, and it could result in its proponents ending their days burned at the stake view spoiler [the libtera ending for both Frith and Tyndale hide spoiler ].


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Greenwoodrosie rated it did not like it Feb 11, Be the first to ask a question about La librera y el hereje. Books by Brenda Vantrease. Enjoyed it quite a bit! Even in her circumstance, she is happy.

I think it would have been tedious to have read this in the same English which Shakespeare knew, or in which the King James Bible was written, but there had to be a happier compromise than this one.

To ask other readers questions about La librera y el herejeplease sign up. Jenay rated it liked it Jul 03, It follows the story of the wife of John Frith, named Kate Gough in the book.

Set at the time when Henry 8 was trying to talk the Hwreje into letting him marry Anne Boleyn which turned into a disaster for both, but did spawn Elizabeth 1this novel focuses on booksellers libeera are purveying the English translation of the Bible, something which the idiot Pope had declared illegal.

Is this historical fiction or romance? Unfortunately, this novel moved way too slowly for me, and dithered and dallied when I wanted to get on with the story.

For a book I literally picked up randomly off the library bookshelf, I am pleasantly surprised. Contrasting the chapter headings, which were real quotes from the people and characters from the book who were real, didn’t meld with the rest of the writing.

La Librera y El Hereje

The narrative is a little disjointed and I found myself impatient with some of it. Pero cuando arrestan a John por no cumplir la orden de quemarlos todos, Kate se traslada a Bristol decidida a comprar nuevos libros y a preservar su libertad.


In the end, I couldn’t get into it and I can’t recommend it based on the portion I covered. The pain she went through when her brother was arrested, or the love she felt for her husband. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It focuses not on the portly serial bridegroom Henricus Rex, but on the sister of a bookseller who plays the dangerous game of selling Lutheran i.

A activation email has been sent to you. ,a written and very informative. What finally killed this particular one for me was the relatively modern language and idiom.

La librera y el hereje by Brenda Vantrease (3 star ratings)

Vantrease has written about the protestant movement in the 16th century in all her books. Intrigue, courage and a little romance thrown in this telling. She’s a good writer, but she’s reiterating the same subject in this book that she did in her two books before this one.