The Nameless Day

The Nameless Day

Book - 2004
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While the Black Plague devastates Europe, Brother Thomas Neville has a visitation from the Archangel Michael, who commands him to find a way to stop the minions of Satan from seizing control of the world. But is Thomas truly working for the angels, or being manipulated by demons?
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2004.
Edition: 1st TOR ed. --
ISBN: 9780765303622
0765303620
Characteristics: 448 p. --

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ScorchingSun
Jan 18, 2015

Author writes well but is long-winded. Like plodding through molasses.

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ausnos
Apr 01, 2012

Unfortunately, this was my least favorite of all the Sara Douglass books that I've read. I found myself not caring for the protagonist and actually skimming along - not a good sign.

wellam Nov 10, 2011

read first, then wounded hawk, crippled angel

SB2000 May 15, 2011

An excellent first book in a great alternative reality / fantasy trilogy by one of my favourite SF / Fantasy authors. I found this series more enjoyable than the Battle Axe trilogy as it has a real world setting (albeit slightly "skewed").

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CherylYank
Sep 23, 2010

* Crucible - bk. 1

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ryner
Jul 21, 2006

I enjoyed Douglass' "Threshold" a few years ago and looked forward to trying some of her series. This is the first book in the series "The Crucible," which takes place in the 14th century in the years following The Black Plague, an interesting and turbulent period in Europe. Thomas, a Dominican friar, is visited by St. Michael, who tells him that demons abound in Europe and that it is his life's task to stop them. Although I didn't love it, I'll definitely finish the series. Another wonderful book that takes place during this time period is "Katherine" by Anya Seton.

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