Song at Dawn: 1150 in Provence (The Troubadours Quartet) – Jean Gill

There’s one word I would use to describe Song at Dawn: impressive. The writing is exquisite, with passages wandering into something more poetic than mere prose. There were times I lost track of the story because I was busy marvelling at the art on display. It was lovely. And there’s depth; the characters are real. I could picture Lady Estela and the dashing knight Dragonetz, both hopelessly in love, yet because of politics, forced to keep their relationship a secret. I especially liked the Moor, al-Hisba. I know this might not be the best comparison, but he reminded me...

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