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The Cloisterman

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England, 1511.

A new Tudor monarch has just been crowned: a handsome, energetic king. His court, so different from his father's, is a glamorous, seductive magnet to ambitious young noblemen from across the country. One such man is Julian Allard who has fled a monastic life in Northumberland to seek love, fame and fortune at the court of Henry VIII.

But when his beloved marries another and the King proves to be a temperamental master, Julian's idyllic life at court begins to fall apart. Dismissing the advice of friends and the wise heads around him, he finds himself on a path to self-destruction, believing only in the dark prophesy of a fortune teller.

Cloisterman is powerful Tudor chronicle from a master storyteller. Juliet Dymoke's portrayal of life at the court of Henry VIII at an exciting time of intellectual and artistic promise, is compelling, moving and utterly convincing.


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Hardback Editions

November 1969 : UK Hardback

Title: The Cloisterman
Author(s): Juliet Dymoke
ISBN: 0-234-77299-9 / 978-0-234-77299-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 1973 : UK Paperback

Title: Cloisterman, The
Author(s): Juliet Dymoke
ISBN: 0-09-907300-5 / 978-0-09-907300-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Bks.
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Cloisterman - an epic chronicle of love and loyalty in Tudor England
Author(s): Juliet Dymoke
Publisher: Three Castles Media
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