Sylvia by Bryce Courtenay. A paperback historical novel.

Sylvia, Bryce Courtenay

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From master storyteller Bryce Courtenay comes a colourful epic of Sylvia. Late twelfth-century Europe is torn by religious intolerance. Sylvia, with a singing voice that can literally charm the birds out of the trees, and an acute and questioning mind that refuses to accept unreasoned beliefs, embarks on a pilgrimage. She joins the Children's Crusade, bound for the Holy Land.

From a bawdy life as an entertainer in a whorehouse to as austere and frequently cruel existence in a convent, she fights to be true to her destiny. And her mysterious birth-mark causes much confusion: can this peasant maid indeed be a chosen messenger?

 

Item specifics

Condition: Good. A book that has been read but is in good condition. No obvious damage to the book cover. No highlighting of text, no writing in the margins, and no missing pages.

Author: Bryce Courtenay
Format: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9780143006992
Height: 19.7cm
Width: 13cm
Spine: 3.5cm

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