Shadows and Strongholds - Elizabeth Chadwick Reviews
Description:ISBN 0751532738 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Elizabeth Chadwick / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 576 Pages / Book is published ... more
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by - written on 18/01/10 ()
I love books about history, so I'm always eager to see how good the next writer is! Nine year old Fulke FitzWarin is an awkward boy, who is hated by his powerful grandmother. He is sent away to the household of Joscelin De Dinan, the Lord of Ludlow, to get him out of the way. Fulke comes across as a shy, unconfrontational boy, who likes to stay out of trouble. He did not have a fabulous childhood, and you begin feeling very sorry for him and wishing he could just be left alone. Joscelin and his family, including second daughter Hawise and orphan Marian, are the perfect tonic for him though. Slowly but surely they ease him out of his shell, and even ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/10/09 (Very useful, 38 readings)
This is the first book I have read by Elizabeth Chadwick so I was a little unsure of what to expect. I passed the book to my mum first who read it and she told me she thought it was great. Now, my mum is a good judge on books, so I was looking forward to reading the book! The book is set in medieval England (the first chapters start in 1148) and you are introduced to the main character of the book, Brunin FitzWarin. Brunin is 10 years old when you first meet him and at Shrewsbury Fair to purchase a horse with his father. Immediately you are told that Brunin is the eldest child, but is withdrawn and his father believes needs tutoring outside of his household. ... Read the complete review
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