Son of Dust (Loyola Classics)

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9780829423525: Son of Dust (Loyola Classics)

Fulcun Geroy, a brooding young lord in eleventh-century Normandy, is torn between his love for God and his obsession with the wife of a rival at the court of William the Conqueror. He becomes entangled in an adulterous liaison that triggers a frightful storm of warfare and revenge. 
CS-09 Convert tables to image?H. F. M. Prescott’s riveting historical novel explores the stark choices that arise when religious passion clashes with erotic desire. It is an artful and morally serious tale of wounded lovers climbing a difficult path of renunciation, purification, and healing.

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Fulcun Geroy, the Catholic lord of a fief on the borders of 11th-century Normandy, falls in love with the wife of a rival at the court of William the Conqueror and becomes entangled in an adulterous affair. The liaison has fateful political, religious, and romantic consequences, as the Hamlet-like Fulcun struggles with his love for God and his passion for his lover. Hilda Prescott’s riveting historical novel is an artful and morally serious tale of the ultimate redemption of a forbidden love.
 

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“You need not be a habitual reader of romances to get caught up
in this powerful love story. You need only be human.”
—Mike Aquilina, from the introduction

Fulcun Geroy, a brooding young lord in eleventh-century Normandy, is torn between his love for God and his obsession with the wife of a rival at the court of William the Conqueror. He becomes entangled in an adulterous liaison that triggers a frightful storm of warfare and revenge. 
H. F. M. Prescott’s riveting historical novel explores the stark choices that arise when religious passion clashes with erotic desire. It is an artful and
morally serious tale of wounded lovers climbing a difficult path of renunciation, purification, and healing.
 

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