"Cristiana's plight gets lost in the froth of courtly intrigue that ends in a revenge tragedy appropriate to a later period. Still, the interactions of Frevisse and her cousin make for compelling contrasts."
When a distraught young woman is left in the care of the nuns of St. Frideside's priory, Dame Frevisse (The Bastard's Tale,
2003, etc.) becomes embroiled in family intrigue too close to the royal court for comfort.
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