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Thomas ? The Life Passion and Miracle of Becket
Thomas The Life Passion and Miracle of Becket Author:Shelly Mydans Author Shelley Mydans re-creates the tumultuous life of Thomas a Becket in a novel that sweeps the reader back into the twelfth century, into the love-hate relaŽtionship between a stubborn archbishop and a fiery English king, into a dark cathedral at the moment of infamy. Shelley Mydans' THOMAS has won the highŽest critical acclaim of any histor... more »ical novel in recent times.
"Of all the portraits of Thomas a Becket?including the dramas of T. S. Eliot and Anouilh-THIS IS THE
BEST Mrs. Mydans turns him from legend into
flesh and blood."?NEW YORK POST
"A ROUSING TALE, filled with pomp and circumŽstance, tumultuous with the hacking blades of knights in battle, and silken with conspiracies that range from London to Rome."?TIME