By Ian Mortimer
'This smart and relocating Faustian story is full of interesting ancient aspect' Express
'A joyous romp round England’s darkish previous' Suzie Feay, Guardian
From the writer of the bestselling The Time Traveller's consultant to recovery Britain, this is a stunningly high-concept old novel that is either as bold because it is gripping, and perfect for lovers of Conn Iggulden, SJ Parris and Kate Mosse.
December 1348. With the rustic within the grip of the Black demise, brothers John and William worry that they are going to almost immediately die and visit Hell. yet because the finish attracts close to, they're given an unforeseen selection: both to head domestic and spend their final six days of their normal international, or to go looking for salvation around the approaching centuries – residing each in their ultimate days ninety-nine years after the last.
John and William opt for the longer term and locate themselves in 1447, blind to nearly every little thing happening round them. The yr 1546 brings not more convenience, and 1645 demanding situations them nonetheless extra. it's not simply that expertise is altering: issues they've got taken without any consideration all their lives end up to be short-lived.
As they locate themselves in stranger and stranger instances, the reader travels with them, seeing the area via their eyes because it shifts via affliction, development, enlightenment and battle. yet their time is operating out – can they do anything to redeem themselves prior to the six days are up?
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