The Town House Author:Norah Lofts "It was in the first week of October in the year 1391 that I first came face to face with the man who owned me...the many whose lightest word was to us weightier than the King's law or the edicts of our Holy Father..." — So began the story of Martin Reed, the man who was to build the great Town House. — He was born a serf and he would die a serf. ... more » Martin's father had accepted that life without question as had his father before him. But Martin could not and he would not.
Freedom was beckoning and Martin was just waiting for the right time to answer its call. He did not have to wait long.« less