Kate Mosse is an author and broadcaster. She is the presenter of BBC4’s Readers and Writers Roadshowand guest presents Saturday Review for Radio 4. July In the Pyrenees mountains near Carcassonne, Alice, a volunteer at an archaeological dig, stumbles into a cave and makes a startling discovery-two. Mosse’s page-turner takes readers on another quest for the Holy Grail, this time with two closely linked female protagonists born years.

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Labyrinth might be described as the thinking woman’s summer reading, chick lit with A levels for those with only a passing interest in getting a boyfriend. The baddies are the northern French, who disguise their greedy designs on the rich agricultural land of the Languedoc by using the language of religious kahe and the cultural authority of the inquisition.

The most important rule for them is that less is more.

Labyrinth by Kate Mosse

May 26, at 7: No I would not. She treats the Cathar subjects well, clearly having katee at least a few hours on Wikipedia researching the matter.

I am giving the book 2 stars because the story itself was intriguing and at times had me sitting on edge. Want to Read saving…. Needless to say, I got down the plane tired but utterly fascinated by the world created by Mosse.

Mar 20, Nanna rated it really liked it. Book Description from Amazon. The Labyrinth dealt with many of the same themes as The Da Vinci Code, but it was superior in so many ways.


God awful: ‘Labyrinth’ by Kate Mosse – LADYGILRAEN

One in the past within one of the Cathars’ last standing fortresses the Cathars were Christians considered heretics by the Catholic church for no aligning lagyrinth the rites and rituals of Rome, and for not recognizing the Pope as supreme leader.

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This is an enjoyable read that you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in, as you actually come away having learned some medieval history. Leave a comment and let me know what you think.

Her story’s relationship to legend and even actual historical events is a little less tenuous that Brown’s, her grasp of English is infinitely better not hardas is her grasp of basic French geography note to Dan Brown: Secondly, the characterisation is very strong and you actually feel for all the characters in one way or another.

The ba This was a bed time read; the time when I will read things I otherwise may not.

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I agree with you one hundred percent! This book had the potential to be historical fiction, suspense or romance and the wuthor’s wrtiing style leaned a little too close to the romance genre for my tastes.

Apr 08, Taylor rated it it was ok. It is the biggest bunch of painful cliches over pages of excruciating read. Email required Address never made public.

Thirdly, it’s a Grail book in which women actually get heard. In the present, another woman sees the find as a means to the political power she craves; while a man who has great power will kill to destroy all traces of the discovery and everyone who stands in his way. In the present, another woman sees the find as a means to the political power she craves; while a man who has great power will kill to destroy all traces of the discovery and everyone who stands in his way. Well, it has been some time since I invested badly two weeks of my life to reading this ten times too long novel.


God awful: ‘Labyrinth’ by Kate Mosse

Katf do remember that I thought it was better written than many New York Times best sellers but that it wasn’t for me. Moreover, her description of the life within the Cathars fort are enrapturing. March 23, at 5: Labyrinth – read 2. What inspired you to write this story?

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