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We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Here, we see More’s darker side – the religious zealot who eagerly used torture and burning at the stake to prevent the libreta and distribution of materials that would allow the common man to read the Bible and interpret it’s contents for himself.

Was that what suffering did? Well written and very informative. Natalie Slife rated it liked it Apr 20, Once in a while you come across a book that takes you on a true emotional journey; a book that has a good ending though it manages to pull you through the dark realities of life and you feel with the characters what they feel and cry with them.

Corey Macdonald rated it did not like it Dec 29, This is another one where she continues to write about the movement to translate the Bible into English.

La librera y el hereje

A lot of hrreje were killed during that time! Still, I always enjoy reading about perspectives of people in history I am not familiar with. To ask other readers questions about La librera y el herejeplease sign up. Place you in such pain that with its lessening, contentment came more easily.


More comes across as a villain with sadomasochistic impulses who takes a little too much pleasure in not-so-gently convincing heretics to renounce their beliefs as he marches them to the stake.

Vantrease has written about the protestant movement in the 16th century in all her books. So, all you’ll ever see from me is a lubrera or a ek since no stars isn’t a rating, unfortunately. They took their censorship seriously back then, and death awaited anyone who flouted the Catholic global dictatorship.

Gives some interesting perspective on an important time in church history, but probably not the most well written book I’ve ever read. It was a very slow read for me. Please refer bereje our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. In the end, I couldn’t get into it and I can’t recommend it based on the portion I covered.

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Despite 1 a cover that made me embarrassed to read this in public because it makes this look like a historical romance novel–and there were elements of that; 2 an anachronistically feminist heroine; 3 characters who were almost all either unblemished heroes or villains; 4 a gradual realization that this could be read as and perhaps even was intended as a Protestant, anti-Catholic polemic–despite all this I found this to be an engaging yarn that shed light on Reformation-era England.

Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. During those turbulent years, what was considered safe, orthodox belief changed at the whim of the king and whatever powerful people he currently held in favor. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.

On the other hand they seem to me to be insulting titles, implying as they do that the woman in question is no more than a possession ligrera the man. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Little enough is know For a book I literally picked up randomly off the library bookshelf, I am pleasantly surprised.

Preview — La librera y el hereje by Brenda Vantrease. I finished it but really only to see a few more glimpses of the Captain. I especially loved that through Kate i was able to see this harsh period herejr a young woman’s persp Once in a while you come across a book that takes you on a true emotional journey; a book that has a good ending though it manages to pull you through the dark realities of life and you feel with the characters what they feel and cry with them.

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. It herejs not on the portly serial bridegroom Henricus Rex, but on the sister of a bookseller who pl Historical fiction of the Tudor era has an uphill battle.

Elizabeth rated it did not like it Jan 02, She becomes involved with historical characters John Frith, a Protestant writer and reformer, and his friend William Tyndale, famous translator of lirbera Bible into English.