In the Presence of Evil

In the Presence of Evil

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"Paris, 1393. Scribe Christine de Pizan dreads going to the palace to work, where people believe the mad king can be cured with magic. But a certain spell book leaves murdered bodies in its wake. Then Hugues de Precy is murdered and his wife, Alix, is blamed. Can Christine prove Alix's innocence and save her from being burned at the stake?"--Publisher's description.
Publisher: London : Severn House Publishers, [2018]
Edition: First world edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780727887887
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY BAYARD
Characteristics: 231 pages ; 23 cm


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ReadingAdviser_leni Mar 07, 2019

I did not feel as though the story was very medieval. Besides a few little details, the story could have happened at any time (in my opinion). Also, I found the story was 'meh.' I did enjoy the relationships the main character had with her family and friends.


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