An Odor Of Sanctity Author:Frank Yerby From the front cover: "The surging epic of a noble young pagan fighting and loving amidst the decadent splendor of barbaric Spain." — From the back cover: "9th Century Spain -- an age of brutal battles to the death and dungeons equipped with thumbscrews and spiked boots. An age of perfumed hares where acts of love were spiced with the erotic mys... more »teries of the Orient. A time when merchants, princes, thieves and whores, Christians, Islamic Arabs, Berbers, Yemenites, Greeks and Jews were trapped in an inferno of embattled peoples and faiths.
Only such an age could have spawned Alaric Tendisson -- the mighty Spanish nobleman whose extraordinary capacity for love was matched only by the violence of his destiny."« less