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Heaven In A Wild Flower: Tale Of An Anglo-Saxon Leatherworker On Lindisfarne (Paperback)

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Aella is a leatherworker living in 7th century Northumbria. After surviving the war against the Picts, the king becomes his godfather, and Aella befriends Bishop Cuthbert.

Aware of Aella's skills, the monks of Lindisfarne commission him to make the cover of the Gospel of St. John as a gift for Cuthbert. Impressed by the masterpiece, Ecgfrith's successor, King Aldfrith, sends Aella to Ireland to learn to read and write.

Soon, Aella befriends a fellow student, learns to illuminate manuscripts, and falls in love. But can he achieve his dreams, and wed the love of his life?

Product Details
ISBN: 9784824103550
ISBN-10: 482410355X
Publisher: Next Chapter
Publication Date: September 9th, 2021
Pages: 244
Language: English