Apprentice's Masterpiece A Story of Medieval Spain
List Price: $19.95
Publisher: Annick Press, Limited
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
It's the Spanish Inquisition, and agents of oppression grow deadly for two teens. "But there are times when peace just becomes a broken mouthful. A word that no tongue in the world Can pronounce." - From The Apprentice's Masterpiece Fifteenth-century Spain is a richly multicultural society in which Jews, Muslims and Christians coexist. But under the zealous Christian Queen Isabella, the country abruptly becomes one of the most murderously intolerant places on Earth. It is in this atmosphere that the Benvenistes, a family of scribes, attempt to eke out a living. The family has a secret-they are conversos: Jews who converted to Christianity. Now, with neighbors and friends turned into More...
Melanie Little is an award-winning short-story writer, essayist and book reviewer. Canada's national newspaper has stated that she "could very well become the Alice Munro of our generation." This is her first novel and her first book for young people. She lives in Calgary, Alberta.
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