Lamentation by C J Sansom
Dec10

Lamentation by C J Sansom

Lamentation is the sixth (currently penultimate) Matthew Shardlake novel by C J Sansom. It follows on a year from events in Heartstone. King Henry VIII’s health is fading fast and religion is literally a matter of life and death. Right at the start, Shardlake is forced to attend a burning of heretics, including a young woman, Anne Askew. The sight of the burning haunts him throughout the book. It has become dangerous to discuss...

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