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This book, the first in the series, follows the adventures of a hunchback lawyer / private investigator in England in the 1540's during the times of Cromwell and Henry XIII. Read morePublished 2 days ago by I love books!
Moving. A very compelling look at the dissolution of the monasteries in England. And at the state of religion during Henry VIII.Published 11 months ago by Mr Donald D Wachenschwanz
Book 1, in the Matthew Shardlake series
Set in the 16th century during the dissolution of the monasteries. Read more
Very nice historical fiction. I did not want to put it down. i will read more book of this author.
Although this is the least strong of the books - interesting time but characters a little confusing. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sheana Parker
I picked this book up and couldn't put it down. Not only was I captured by the mystery, the writing and the characters - I was amazed at how Sansom could weave such a diversity of... Read morePublished on March 13 2007 by Dave and Joe
this is the debut book by c.j. sansom, which already places him in the elite level of contemporary authors (perez-reverte, eco, et al). his writing style is exquisite. Read morePublished on July 19 2004
In the winter of 1537, lawyer Matthew Shardlake is asked to look into the brutal murder of a commissioner of Thomas Cromwell, the vicar general of King Henry VIII at a monastery on... Read morePublished on Feb. 24 2004 by Larry