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Lish monk stole the devil′s favourite diadem and the devil wants it backIt is mid twelfth century Europe and Maeb Langtofte joins an aristocratic household to attend Adelie the wife of the Earl of Pengraic The earl is a powerful Lord of the Marches the dark Welsh borderlandsThen a plague that has swept Europe overtakes England and as The Devils ePUB ☆

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The Devils DiademReading The Devils Diadem Author Sara Douglass Citybellscouk In a world gone mad is the Devil′s word the only one you can trust?A foolish monk stole the devil′s favourite diadem and the devil wants it backIt is mid twelfth century Europe and Maeb Langtofte In a world gone mad is the Devil′s word the only one you can trust?A foo

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❰Reading❯ ➸ The Devils Diadem Author Sara Douglass – Citybells.co.uk In a world gone mad is the Devil′s word the only one you can trust?A foolish monk stole the devil′s favourite diadem and the devil wants it backIt is mid twelfth century Europe and Maeb Langtofte ; life descends into chaos and civil disorder Maeb is about to discover that the horrors she survived at Pengraic Castle were but a prelude to the terrifying maelstrom which now envelops her and all of her countryfolkHell has come to desecrate England and the only thing that can possibly foil its plans are the wits of one lonely isolated and terrified woma

The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells Douglass was born in Penola South Australia She attended Annesley College in Wayville a suburb of Adelaide She studied for her BA while working as a Registered Nurse and later completed her PhD in early modern English History She became a lecturer in medieval history at La Trobe University Bendigo While there she completed her first novel BattleAxe which launched her as a popular fantas.

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  • Kaora

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademLooks like I am one of the few who really did not enjoy thisIn looking for a standalone book to read before Assassin's Fate comes out I stumbled on this book which h


  • Ranting Dragon

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademDevil’s Diadem the latest offering by popular Australian author and historian Sara Douglass is a stand alone historical fantasy set in mid twelfth century England Douglass has described The Devil’s Diadem as “everything she always wanted to put in a fantasy novel but never did” She has also stated that it could uite possib


  • Stefan

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademThe Devil’s Diadem a brand new standalone novel by Australian author Sara Douglass is set in a realistic but fictional version of early 12th century England The Norman invasion is still recent history French is the prevalent courtly language and the Marcher Lords are powerful nobles who guard the border territory between England and Wales Maeb Langtofte an attractive young noblewoman whose family has recently fallen on hard times is lucky enough to find a position as lady in waiting to the Lady Adelie wife of the most powerful Marcher lord the Earl of Pengraic It soon becomes clear that not all is as it seems in the Earl’s householdThe early chapters of The Devil’s Diadem describe Maeb settling into her new life and learning how to navigate the court of a high ranked noble She serves the devout Lady Adelie and her children befriends the other servants and tries to stay out of the way of the grim and secretive Earl who makes sure that Maeb knows her place Everyt


  • Karen Brooks

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademYet again Goodreads swallowed my review so I have to rewrite it In this case I don't mind so much as this is a book that I did not want to finish and which hours later still lingers in my heart and headDouglass' latest book a historical fantasy set in mid Twelfth Century England is a beautifully woven intricately plotted tale of love loss familial relationships courtly politics religion and faith Powerful moving and surprising it unfurls slowly almost languidly steeping the reader in the period and the life of the heroine the astoundingly lovely Maeb who when her father returns from the Crusades and dies leaving her with nothing than a few rags and her good name is


  • Bondama

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademI was taken completely by surprise with this book I picked it up at the Library looking for something light to read and having majored in medieval history in school have always loved books set in the 11th 12th or 13th century This book is extremely well written and the excitement within these pages is absolutely paced brilliantlyI'd class this as a YA book simply because in my opinion young women needing a sense of worth need to know how it was with women in the Middle Ages After her father's death the main character is left with nothing but rags


  • Skyemberr

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademThis was an amazing book and a very personal book The author wrote this as she was dying and much of the very end portion was consolation for grieving friends and for herself It was intensely personal for her to write that part of the book and part of it was read as part of her memorial service with friends around the wold reading the passages indicated while sipping bubbly and lighting candles as her ashes were scattered


  • Kaila

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils Diadem The Devil's Diadem is a stand alone novel by the late Sara Douglass author of the Wayfarer Redemption trilogy It takes us to an alternate medieval Europe around the 12th century Contrary to the history books this Europe lies on the brink of demonic disasterI picked this up on a whim I have not read any Sara Douglass although her trilogies ar


  • Siobhan

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademThe Devil's Diadem is one of those books that made me realise how short life isThis book was Sara Douglass's last novel She died a few months before it was published Sara was one of my biggest inspirations for writing epic fantasy because of her I wrote my first book when I was sixteenI suppose this book reminded me in no uncertain terms that everything comes to an end You read this book and you know that Sara was dying when she wrote it You can feel it in the text and it's painful She knew The Devil's Diadem would be her last bookI remember as I turned the last page I felt thi


  • Kathy Davie

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademThe StoryMistress Maeb Langtofte falls in love the moment she sees Stephen de Mortaigne A golden boy of 19 or 20 who immediately flirts with Maeb until his father the Earl of Pengraic chances upon them ordering Stephen to the barge and their meeting with the king Pengraic lingers but only to inform Maeb that her lack of dowry and influence will not net Stephen That any mishap will result in he


  • Michelle

    The Devils Diadem ePub ´ Paperback ¶ citybells The Devils DiademA longer detailed version of this review is availiable at The Ranting Dragon‘The Devil’s Diadem’ by popular Australian author and historian Sara Douglass is a historical fantasy novel set in an alternate mid twelfth century England The narrative primarily focuses on the experiences of the protagonist Maeb Langtofte a young woman of minor nobility who is sent to serve in the household of the powerful Earl of Pengraic Soon after settling into her new duties it becomes evident to Maeb that strange and ungodly forces are at work as she hears rumour of a demonic plague sweeping across Europe and witnesses the presence of devilish imps The plague soon decimates the English population and the country succumbs to chaos and terror However the plague seems to be searching for something and even those closest to Maeb hold deadly secrets As men and demons alike search for the devil’s stolen treasure Maeb must work out who to trust and unr