By Gonzalo Giner
on the border of the Christian nation of Castile and the Muslim caliphate of Al-Andalus, a bit lodge sits at the entrance strains of the conflict for Iberia. whilst be aware travels that the main feared combatants of the Muslim international, the Imesebelen, are advancing on Toledo, the innkeeper tells his son, Diego, to escape along with his sisters. yet Diego refuses to desert his father. The previous guy and one in all his daughters are slaughtered, and the opposite women are abducted. Now there’s just one idea on Diego’s brain: revenge.
On his lightning-fast Arabian mare, Diego makes his method to Toledo. it's the begin of a trip that may usher him into manhood and lead him to the sunrise of a box of medication that would swap Spain—and the world—forever.
Read or Download The Horse Healer: A Novel PDF
Best historical literary fiction books
Within the 12 months 1938, whilst Russia used to be paralyzed via Stalin's terror, a small kingdom information in Moscow bought an previous manuscript referred to as Revelation of fireplace that had in past days been stored mystery in a monastery for a very long time. while, in present time, a Dutch Slavonic student and a feminine archivist detect that the manuscript, notwithstanding less than lock and key, has disappeared.
One other aspect of the road follows a tender woman’s seven-year development from neophyte instructor to gutsy union activist. It’s 1914, and the coal in southern West Virginia is a firmly entrenched hegemony, having succeeded in retaining the union out. burdened and intimidated by way of strikebreakers, coal miners paintings in detrimental underground stipulations whereas their households undergo fiscal exploitation in cities owned via coal businesses.
Within the novel An premature Frost, or The Authoress, set in 1830s London, the yankee writer Jefferson Wheelwright seeks out the reclusive English novelist Margaret T. Haeley, writer of Dunkelraum's monster and widow of poet Stephen Haeley. the tale was once encouraged via Washington Irving's rumored courtship of Mary Shelley, writer of Frankenstein.
Eine historische Begebenheit und zugleich ein unkonventionell erzähltes Porträt: Wie weit darf guy gehen, um zu wissen? Alles dreht sich um eine skandalöse Anschuldigung: Der Arzt Rondelet, der Mitte des sixteen. Jahrhunderts an der berühmten Universität im südfranzösischen Montpellier lehrt, soll beim Sezieren menschlicher Körper zu weit gehen.
- Michael: The Last Pope?
- Deborah Rising: A Novel Inspired by the Bible
- White Shanghai
- The Leper Colony
Additional info for The Horse Healer: A Novel
The Horse Healer: A Novel by Gonzalo Giner