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Well following on from a post from Dan about posting reviews, here is a short (very short) review.

 

Spring 1543, an aging and ailing King Henry the Eighth is awaiting an answer to his proposal of marriage to Catherine Parr.

 

The mystery solving lawyer Mathew Shardlake returns in this the fourth book of the series. This is a tale of religious intolerance and horrific murders committed in the name of a God. It’s a good mystery thriller with plenty of red herrings that kept this reader guessing.

 

If you like a good murder mystery this is a good series to try though I would advise reading them in order, starting with Dissolution.

 

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This sounds interesting Tay. I love the idea of combining historical fiction with a good murder mystery. Kind of like Name of the Rose, without the semiotics. Thanks!

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This sounds interesting Tay. I love the idea of combining historical fiction with a good murder mystery. Kind of like Name of the Rose, without the semiotics. Thanks!

Well in this case the 'semiotics' would be the books of the bible and interpretations thereof but only as a vehicle or plot device not in any preaching way. I've often found this kind of historical fiction a great way of learning more about history and how people would have lived in the specific time. 

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