The Fall of Capelburgh

The Fall of Capelburgh

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This ninth volume of the "Capelburgh" series follows the previous book, "Seigneur de Chapellebourg." Plague returns in 1361 and once more George Crandall makes every effort to keep it out of his happy world of Capelburgh. Disaster threatens, however, when a tragic accident forces George down to Newcastle just as the plague arrives in that city. He escapes, but plague follows as a shipmate, bringing scenes of unparalleled horror in the confines of a small wooden boat. Ranulf, George's son, sharts to show his fitness to inherit his father's honour by helping solve a murder mystery and George records the failure of his attempt to ensure a happy marriage for Edgar. Then, just as life seems to be returning to normal, disaster sudden and unlooked for, falls on Capelburgh, a disaster from which it will never recover, despite George's best efforts to bring his people through it.
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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.08mm | 621.42g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508474931
  • 9781508474937

About Ken Down

Ken Down is a successful author with nearly 30 books to his credit and a world-wide readership. His "Capelburgh" series has a wide following for the gentle pace of life in Mediaeval England, varied only by acts of violence as the outside world impinges on the idyllic world of Capelburgh. Ken Down is married, with three sons, and lives on the beautiful coast of north Wales, a varied landscape of mountains and castles, the ideal location for someone who is equally keen on ancient history and modern adventure.
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