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The Illuminator Audiobook

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Written by Brenda Rickman Vantrease

Narrated by Simon Jones

Published on March 1, 2005

Audio is 931 hours and 40 minutes

About The Illuminator:

A glowing first novel that brings us “historical fiction in the grand epic manner, beautifully felt and written”*
It is England, in the fourteenth century—a time of plague, political unrest and the earliest stirrings of the Reformation. The printing press had yet to be invented, and books were rare and costly, painstakingly lettered by hand and illuminated with exquisite paintings. Finn is a master illuminator who works not only for the Church but also, in secret, for John Wycliffe of Oxford, who professes the radical idea that the Bible should be translated into English for everyone to read. Finn has another secret as well, one that leads him into danger when he meets Lady Kathryn of Blackingham Manor, a widow struggling to protect her inheritance from the depredations of Church and Crown alike. Finn’s alliance with Lady Kathryn will take us to the heart of what
Barbara Tuchman once called “the calamitous fourteenth century.” Richly detailed and irresistibly compelling, The Illuminator is a glorious story of love, art, religion, and treachery at an extraordinary turning point in history.

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A richly detailed, irresistibly compelling, glorious story of love, art, religion, and treachery at an extraordinary turning point in history

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BRENDA RICKMAN VANTREASE is a former English teacher and librarian who has traveled extensively in the British Isles. She holds a Ph.D. in English and lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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“Brenda Rickman Vantrease’s The Illuminator is one of the most engaging books I’ve had the pleasure to read in many years. Extraordinary characters of an extraordinary period in history are portrayed with passion that only an accomplished writer can deliver…This is simply a wonderful book.” —Terry Kay, New York Times bestselling author of The Valley of Light and To Dance With the White Dog

“A wonderful novel–a tumultuous panorama of Wycliffe’s and Chaucer’s England, with an absolutely compelling and irresistible heroine.” —Max Byrd, author of Grant & Shooting the Sun

The Illuminator was published on March 1, 2005.

The The Illuminator Audiobook is 931 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in The Illuminator

The Illuminator includes the following subjects: Biographical. The BISAC Subject Code is .

About the Author(s) of The Illuminator

The author of The Illuminator is Brenda Rickman Vantrease. BRENDA RICKMAN VANTREASE is a former English teacher and librarian who has traveled extensively in the British Isles. She is the author of the novels The Illuminator, The Mercy Seller, and The Heretic’s Wife. She holds a Ph.D. in English and lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

About the Narrator of The Illuminator Audiobook

The narrator for the The Illuminator Audiobook is Simon Jones.

The Illuminator Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1593976585. The ISBN-13 is 9781593976583.

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