The City of Tears Paperback / softback
by KATE MOSSE
Part of the The Joubert Family Chronicles series
Paperback / softback
Sweeping from Paris and Chartres to the City of Tears itself â€“ the great refugee city of Amsterdam â€“ this is a story of one familyâ€™s fight to stay together and survive against the devastating tides of history . . . Sunday Times â€˜Best Paperbacks of 2022â€™â€˜Feisty female characters, a plot of heart-stopping jeopardy and evocative settingsâ€™ â€“ Daily Mail â€˜Mosse is a master storytellerâ€™ â€“ Madeline Miller, author of Circeâ€˜Magnificent, epicâ€™ â€“ Marian KeyesMay 1572: for ten violent years the Wars of Religion have raged across France.
Neighbours have become enemies, countless lives have been lost, and the country has been torn apart over matters of religion, citizenship and sovereignty.
But now a precarious peace is in the balance and a royal wedding has been negotiated.
It is a marriage that could see France reunited at last. An invitation has arrived for Minou Joubert and her family to attend this historic wedding in Paris in August.
But what Minou does not know is that the Joubert familyâ€™s oldest enemy, Vidal, will also be there.
Nor that, within days of the marriage, on the eve of the Feast Day of St Bartholomew, her family will be scattered to the four winds and one of her beloved children will have disappeared without trace . . . The City of Tears by Kate Mosse follows on from her Sunday Times number one bestseller, The Burning Chambers and The Joubert Family Chronicles continue with The Ghost Ship.
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