[[ Read ]] ➳ The Larks Lament (Fools Guild, #6) Author Alan Gordon – Playutopia.us

The Larks Lament (Fools Guild, #6) In 1204 A.D., The Fools Guild Is In Hiding, Under Attack From The Forces Of Pope Innocent III Theophilos And Claudia, Jesters With The Guild, Are Sent To Enlist The Help Of A Former Guild Member The Minstrel Folquet, Now The Abbot Folq At A Cistercian Monastery To Intercede With The Pope On Their Behalf But While They Are At The Abbey Pleading Their Case, A Gruesome Murder Takes Place A Monk Is Killed In The Librarium And A Cryptic Message Written On The Wall In His Blood In The Wake Of The Murder, Folq Issues An Ultimatum To Theophilos If He Learns The Meaning Of The Message And Finds The Killer, Folq Will Help The Guild But If The Jester Fails, Folq Will Have The Pope Declare The Guild Anathema With The Future Of The Guild On The Line, Theophilos, His Wife, And Their Apprentice Go Off In Search Of Folquet S Past And The Meaning Of The Message, Uncovering A Long Ago Series Of Events That Were As Deadly Then As They Are Proving To Be Now.

[[ Read ]] ➳ The Larks Lament (Fools Guild, #6)  Author Alan Gordon – Playutopia.us
  • Hardcover
  • 274 pages
  • The Larks Lament (Fools Guild, #6)
  • Alan Gordon
  • English
  • 02 July 2017
  • 0312354266

    10 thoughts on “[[ Read ]] ➳ The Larks Lament (Fools Guild, #6) Author Alan Gordon – Playutopia.us


  1. says:

    This book is one of The Fool s Guild series and I have liked all of the books I have read in the series Guild members, in addition to entertaining are also involved in keeping the peace and in carrying out diplomatic missions In this volume, Theophilos, the fool, is on a mission to assist the Guild in resisting the efforts of the Pope to eliminate it In order to accomplish...


  2. says:

    My third read in Mr Gordon s clever and consistent series a departure from the two previous ones I read, in that this was not based on a Shakespearean play but rather on the troubador traditions of southern France primarily Mars...


  3. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed The Lark s Lament It is a very cleverly written medieval mystery, well researched, with good plotting and a mystery that keeps you guessing What is superb about this book is the humorous repartee between the main ...


  4. says:

    Not quite as riveting as the previous stories but the quick witted dialogue still manages to make me want to keep turning the pages.I love the fool family and look forward to the next installment.


  5. says:

    A book that can inform and entertain.I only see twoin this series, which saddens me The witty and resourceful main characters will be missed.


  6. says:

    It s 1204, and The Fool s Guild is in trouble Seeking assistance from a former troubadour turned monk, Theophilos, Claudia, their apprentice Helga and infant daughter Portia head for the Cistercian abbey where Folquet is now the abbot But a foul murder shortly after Theo s visit drags the Fool Family into solving the mystery for the abbot before he will agree to assist them.What can I say about this series that I haven t already said It s a delight to read, with wonderful characters, careful It s 1204, and The Fool s Guild is in trouble Seeking assistance from a former t...


  7. says:

    This was a fun book It s simply written and I could see it clearly as TV show paid TV to do it right The most interesting thing about it is the authors insistence of its veracity He cites some scholarly works in the foot notes many of them his own O_o to support his assertion that are compeling When I get interested enough in the idea that the medieval fools guild was the 1400s equivalence of the CIA and didto control European politics than the Catholic chu...


  8. says:

    Again, this was hilarious The mystery was good, the humor spot on, the characters brilliant Whatcan you want in a mystery And, once again, the fiction and actual history was blended together so brilliantly that I had to look up whether Folc was a real person or not I didn t both...


  9. says:

    I really enjoyed this installment of a great series I struggled getting into the last one Antic Disposition , but dove right into this one and almost couldn t put it down The dialogue, the action, the historical background are all enjoyable, and I REALLY app...


  10. says:

    So glad to find Alan Gordon again The interplay between husband and wife, the picture of the early medieval world, the whole construction of the Fools Guild it s all so skillful The book becomes very dark toward the end, but that s somewha...

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