Lamentation – C. J. Sansom

C. J. Sansom’s Shardlake’s take on the final months of Henry VIII’s reign and life, revolving around the disappearance of a manuscript written by Henry VIII’s sixth wife, Catherine Parr. As Henry’s health worsens, political and religious power struggles escalate and the loss of The Lamentations of a Sinner puts Catherine in a very dangerous position indeed.

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