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Sovereign Hardcover – Unabridged, 18 August 2006

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  • Hardcover: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan; Unabridged edition edition (18 August 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405050489
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405050487
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 4.8 x 23.4 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 798 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars1,262 customer ratings

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aWhen historical fiction clicks, thereas nothing more gripping . . . and C.J. Sansomas fantastic "Sovereign" left me positively baying for more. Itas that good. . . . Rebellion, plots, torture, fanaticism, a murder mystery and a real historical scandal come alive in this deeply satisfying novel.a aDeirdre Donahue, "USA Today" aAuthors of the caliber of P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, and Minette Walters remain rare. C. J. Sansomas Sovereign . . . deserves as wide a readership as any of the above. . . . Itas deeper, stronger, and subtler than most novels in the genre.a a"The Sunday Independent" (London) When historical fiction clicks, theres nothing more gripping . . . and C.J. Sansoms fantastic "Sovereign" left me positively baying for more. Its that good. . . . Rebellion, plots, torture, fanaticism, a murder mystery and a real historical scandal come alive in this deeply satisfying novel. Deirdre Donahue, "USA Today" Authors of the caliber of P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, and Minette Walters remain rare. C. J. Sansoms Sovereign . . . deserves as wide a readership as any of the above. . . . Its deeper, stronger, and subtler than most novels in the genre. "The Sunday Independent" (London)

About the Author

C. J. Sansom was educated at Birmingham University, where he took a BA and then a Ph.D. in history. After working in a variety of jobs, he retrained as a solicitor and practised in Sussex, until becoming a full-time writer. Sansom is the bestselling author of the acclaimed Shardlake series, the Spanish Civil War thriller Winter in Madrid and the number one bestseller Dominion. He lives in Sussex. Discover more at www.cjsansom.com

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5.0 out of 5 stars Intrigue, betrayal, mystery and murder in the rich backdrop of Tudor England. A must read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Too much lunch but still worth 5 stars
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