The Devil's Diadem

The Devil's Diadem

eBook - 2011
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While attending to Lady Adelie, wife to the Earl of Pengraic, as a terrible plague sweeps across Europe, young noblewoman Maeb Langtofte discovers that the walls of Pengraic castle are no longer safe after stumbling upon the Earl's dark secret.
Publisher: New York : Harper Voyager, c2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780062094872
0062094874
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (522 p.) : maps

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Nov 26, 2011

Sara Douglass writes well, and could probably write better. The story (until you think about it) is interesting, the characters sympathetic, and the plot (at least until it is revealed) provides tension. Unfortunately, when you stop and think about it, not much of it makes a lot of sense. Why can the devil hear but not read? (An illiterate "Old Nick"?) Why doesn't Pengraic sense the thing when he's been in (very) close proximity to it? In the end, there actually seems to be no tension in the story at all. She's had two major, and two minor, love affairs, and, seemingly, could have been happy with any of the four. Big deal! Who cares who she ended up with.

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