Devil and His Boy

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It is a fascinating look at the life of a court musician, and King Christian IV of Denmark. At her death, Lady Fettiplace left her book to her niece Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Poole the younger (her brother). With her author’s imagination and MA in History, she likes to write about people who could have lived alongside those well-known giants from the past. The novel makes meaning in much the same way as does the tolling of the Angelus bell in the beginning of the novel: a series of echoing associations that come together to form a whole.

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Publisher: Topeka Bindery (September 2001)

ISBN: 061344387X

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