Sacrilege by S.J. Parris
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London, summer of 1584: Radical philosopher, ex-monk, and spy Giordano Bruno suspects he is being followed by an old enemy. He is shocked to discover that his pursuer is in fact Sophia Underhill, a young woman with whom he was once in love. When Bruno learns that Sophia has been accused of murdering her husband, a prominent magistrate in Canterbury, he agrees to do anything he can to help clear her name.
"Starred Review. Parris interweaves historical fact with psychological insight as Bruno, a humanist dangerously ahead of his time, begins his quest to light the fire of enlightenment in Europe." - Publishers Weekly
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S.J. Parris Author Biography
S. J. Parris is the pseudonym of British journalist Stephanie Merritt, who contributes to various newspapers and magazines including the Observer, the Guardian, and the New Statesman.
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