By Oliver Pötzsch,Anthea Bell
In 1524, in what's now Germany, millions of peasants revolted opposed to the tough therapy in their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of 1 of those overlords, yet she isn't really a customary sixteenth-century woman, refusing to put on clothes and spending extra time along with her puppy falcon than power suitors. there's just one suitor she is drawn to: Mathis, a youth buddy whom she will by no means marry as a result of his low delivery status.
in the course of conflict, Agnes’s falcon unearths a mysterious ring, and Agnes starts having unusual yet probably significant desires. desires that lead her and Mathis to run clear of their domestic in Trifels citadel and into the midst of the tumultuous Peasants’ warfare, solid into an experience that might cause them to surprising revelations approximately themselves and the way forward for the rising German states.
“The struggle scenes are grimly lifelike, and the narration gripping . . . the writer makes the fantastical components paintings by means of harnessing them to the awful fact of the Peasants’ battle, atmosphere his far-fetched romance in an completely convincing international of financial trouble, social strife and spiritual and political uncertainty.” — Wall road Journal
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The Castle of Kings by Oliver Pötzsch,Anthea Bell