The Heart Remembers
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Venice, Ypres, Wales Â– an incredible adventure across 14th century Europe
Leaving? What is that? It means nothing. While the heart remembers there is no leaving.
Welshman, Dai, a trader, and his motley band of fellow-travellers have landed in Venice, their welcome marred by a vicious quarrel on the quayside. It is an omen of troubles to come. Here, men are tortured to death at the pointing of a suspicious finger. In the English Fens, Edgar and Agathi face an incomer intent on stealing their inheritance.
In Wales, Edward the English king is stamping hard on a proud people dangerously outnumbered. Intent on finding her English grandfather Â– Will the Wordmaker Â– Kazan, as her companions know her, will need all her talents and wiles simply to stay alive.
Half a year later, where the River Mawddach reaches the Irish Sea, where Will began his journey, an ending is reached... and for Sophia, the storyteller's granddaughter, a new beginning.
"a beautiful book - a celebration of life and faitha nd all that is good in humanity. It is a fitting sequel to The Storyteller's Granddaughter and the narrative Redfern so beautifully set in motion in Flint."
Elizabeth Jane Corbett
A thrilling picaresque adventure in storytelling from the author of Flint and The Storyteller's Granddaughter:
"A gripping medieval adventure that stunningly portrays 14th century Anatolia"
"Draws the reader into a stark, beautiful, dangerous medieval world, so rounded out and tactile that I believed I was there"
Historical Novel Society, 'Editor's Choice'
Category: Fiction Novels
First published by Honno in : October 2015