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  • Althea Ann

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBEgan is a devout young Christian monk perhaps a bit too devout Wilona is apprentice to the seithkona a priestessmedicine woman of her village and utterly committed to her people's indigenous religion In this vision of 7th century Northumbria events will lead these two lives to intersect Through this collision Davis explores uestions of belief humanityHistorical fiction purists will likely be annoyed by some of the ahistoricity of the book Davis is not attempting to create a wholly accurate depiction of 7th century life on the British Isles Rather she uses our current popular concepts of what the time of religious transition was like to explore her fictional characters' lives and emotions Although it's not explicitly 'fantastic' I'd say it's about as 'fantastic' as some


  • Jane

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBHistorical fantasy set against the background of 7th century Northumbria with the coming of Christianity replacing the old pa


  • Wanda

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBFor me this was about a 35 star reading experience but I’ve rounded up to 4 stars because it has so many things that I really enjoy First its setting—at the point where country religions are being replaced by Christianity in Britain Second I loved that Wilona was a healer as I enjoy that kind of character And thirdly Lauren B Davis is an excellent writerBack in 2013 I read Nicola Griffith’s fabulous book Hild set in the same time frame It was a mention that Hild appears in Davis’ book that encouraged me to pick it


  • Mookie

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBOkay so I saw this book at a thrift store read Lauren B Davis and my heart stuttered The 'Stubborn Season' had a big impact on me since reading it over a decade ago and I have mad respect for her ability in writing characters I uite liked this book I first thought it was a fantasy novel simply because she did such a good job conveying mysticism and spiritual creatures of the 'pagan' faith I actually thought it wonderfully insane for such a respected author of Canadian fiction to be tackling this genre So for all the things I like in a good fantasy novel she hit all the buttons Strong female character female centric themes well rounded characters interesting interpretations of magic a subtle and satisfying but not overwhelming romance with a certain fella reminiscent of David in a Stubborn Season strong but not macho steadfast uiet type I thought it was strange that she combined her usual strong character examinations with such a trope ic fantasy n


  • Stephanie

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBThe dramatic sweep of AGAINST A DARKENING SKY takes your breath away in its story of the coming of Christianity the White Christ to the pagan world of seventh century Northumbria The novel is narrated in alternating chapters by the pagan mysticwise womanmidwife Wilona and her intense and gorgeous communication with nature animals and the old gods that seem to ride in the air she breathes and the idealistic utterly gentle Christian monk Egan who truly lives by love and who will encounter Christians who live by brutalityThe novel sweeps you into another time It is so real you feel you are truly there with every cry of an owl or a woman in childbirth or breaking of a twig under the sandal of an approaching stranger The story encompasses doze


  • Lolly K Dandeneau

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBI enjoyed it for the fanciful mind of the writer The time period was interesting and having lived in England I love reading


  • Natasha Penney

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBI loved the strength of the writing in this book and the characters experiencing diverse and satisfying story and development in primitive Northumbria and the inevitable clash between traditional forms of god and goddess worship and healing through the seithkona Wilona and the advent of Christianity represented by Brother Egan This story is a gripping


  • Andrew

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBOnly just scraped to three stars because the writing kept me going And the conflict of cultures was an interesting device which allowed for a few unexpected twistsBut it isn't until the acknowledgements that the author mentions the book wasn't a search for historical accuracy but instead her fancies and perception of the period Fine Would have been nice to


  • Laura Morton

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBI discovered Lauren B Davis at the Harbourfront reading festival and have read everything by her since An extraordinary writer who is able to inhabit the voices and experiences of peoples from incredibly diverse backgrounds not only of place and circumstance but also of time This book looks at the introduction of Christianity into 7th century England by focusing on a young Christian priest


  • Ron

    PDF EPUB Lauren B Davis Ü Against a Darkening Sky Kindle ↠ Against aeBook Ü against pdf, darkening mobile, Against a mobile, Against a Darkening Sky PDFEPUBWilona is a survivor She survived the loss of her whole village while a child and made a place as a healer midwife and devotee of the old gods in Northumbria during the reign of King Edwin Then enters Egan an otherworldly monk who has a hard time coping with the world the two manage to keep each other sane when their world falls apart with the defeat of King Edwin at the hands of Cadwallon and Penda After listening to Jamie Jeffers on the British History Podcast for the past several years I knew what was coming but was pleased and surprised at the detail that Lauren Davis worked into the story to provide the details that make a tale live Will keep my eyes peeled for by her


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