Kate Mosse

Book Review: Religious tensions rule the Languedoc, in Kate Mosse’s epic new historical fiction, The Burning Chambers

May 17, 2018

France, 1562. The Languedoc region is on the cusp of religious war. Threatened by the spread of Protestantism, the Catholic powers are pushing back against edicts ordering tolerance, by stock piling weapons and torturing suspected Huguenots. Old friends become bitter enemies, secrets are bought and sold, and the region moves ever closer to bloody conflict. […]

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