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The Heaven Tree (Heaven Tree, Bk 1)
The Heaven Tree - Heaven Tree, Bk 1
Author: Edith Pargeter, Ellis Peters
England in the reign of King John-a time of beauty and squalor, of swift treachery and unswerving loyalty. Against this violent, exciting background the story of Harry Talvace, master mason, unfolds. Harry and his foster-brother Adam tasted injustice young and together fled to Paris, where Harry's genius for carving drew him into friendship ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780708830567
ISBN-10: 0708830560
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 352
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3.5 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Futura Publications
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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This hovers between 3-4 stars. The story of two foster brothers, one noble and one not, who flee to Venice from early 1200s England, and then return to England as one is a master mason and his skills are needed to build a church.

It is a bit plodding in the execution, and definitely not a quick read. It was written in 1960, and it is evident in the styling. Having said that, the characters are well drawn, and the plot is very well woven. It is the first of a trilogy,and I will probably continue to read the rest.
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