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The Burning Times
The Burning Times
Author: Jeanne Kalogridis
The year is 1357. The Inquisition rages throughout medieval France, searching ruthlessly for heretics. In an epic tale of passion, mystery, and unspeakable danger, one woman faces the flames...and triumphs. — Mother Marie Francoise, born Sybille, is a midwife with a precocious gift for magic -- a gift that makes her a prime target for persecution...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780684869230
ISBN-10: 0684869233
Publication Date: 4/10/2001
Pages: 394
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

3.1 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
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JujuGirl avatar reviewed The Burning Times on + 88 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Very light, fluffy story considering the subject is witch burnings. It's a fast, easy read. Not much historical "meat" to the book--the author didn't spend much time with historical descriptions and scene settings.
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Helpful Score: 2
A fictional account of an abbess who must undergo inquisition by the Church. Addresses feminist issues of women in the church, as well as pagan themes of female mystical power.
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