Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

The Man on a Donkey: Part 1 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series) [Paperback]

By H. F. M. Prescott & Jim Campbell (Introduction by)
Our Price $ 11.86  
Retail Value $ 13.95  
You Save $ 2.09  (15%)  
Item Number 90999  
Buy New $11.86

Item Specifications...

Pages   517
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.04" Width: 5.3" Height: 1.33"
Weight:   0.9 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2008
Publisher   Loyola Press
ISBN  0829426396  
EAN  9780829426397  


Availability  3 units.
Availability accurate as of Mar 29, 2017 09:13.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


Loyola Classics - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Catholics (Loyola Classics)   $ 11.01   In Stock  
  Cosmas, or the Love of God (Loyola Classics)   $ 11.01   In Stock  
  Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? (Loyola Classics)   $ 11.01   In Stock  
  The Edge of Sadness (The Loyola Classics Series)   $ 11.86   In Stock  
  The Man on a Donkey: Part 1 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series)   $ 11.86   In Stock  
  The Man on a Donkey: Part 2 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series)   $ 11.86   In Stock  


Item Description...
Overview
The Man on a Donkey by H. F. M. Prescott is the newest addition to the Loyola Classics series. This enthralling two-part historical novel brings to life one of the most tumultuous times in British history-the reign of King Henry VIII. In Part 1 of The Man on a Donkey, readers are introduced to the world of the Tudors through the intertwined stories of a prioress, nobleman, gentlewoman, squire, and priest. When King Henry VIII takes his mistress, Anne Boleyn, as his new wife, seizes Church property, and declares himself the only supreme head of the Church of England, the lives and fortunes of these five people are utterly shaken.

Publishers Description

As good as a historical novel can be--fresh, imaginative, sensitively written."
--"The New York Post" "The Man on a Donkey "is an enthralling, panoramic historical novel that brings to life one of the most tumultuous times in British history--the reign of King Henry VIII.
In Part 1, readers are introduced to the world of the Tudors through the lives of five individuals. When King Henry VIII takes his mistress as his new wife, seizes Church property, and declares himself the only supreme head of the Church of England, the lives and fortunes of these five people are shaken--setting the stage for the momentous events in Part 2 of "The Man on a Donkey."

Buy The Man on a Donkey: Part 1 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series) by H. F. M. Prescott & Jim Campbell from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780829426397 & 0829426396

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of The Man on a Donkey: Part 1 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series) by H. F. M. Prescott & Jim Campbell today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About H. F. M. Prescott & Jim Campbell

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! H. F. M. Prescott (1896 1972) studied history at Oxford and embarked on a successful writing career in the mid-1920s. She is best known for her historical novels, including Son of Dust and The Man on a Donkey, and for Spanish Tudor: The Life of Bloody Mary, her biography of Mary Tudor."

Hilda Francis Margaret Prescott has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Loyola Classics


Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary   [79254  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical   [11224  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Fiction & Poetry > Fiction   [6815  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Fiction > General   [6034  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Fiction   [0  similar products]



Similar Products
The Edge of Sadness (The Loyola Classics Series)
The Edge of Sadness (The Loyola Classics Series)
Item: 135484



Reviews - What do our customers think?
Exceptional Fiction  Jul 17, 2007
This is one of the best novels I have ever read. I'm a historian, and usually I find ample points for criticism in "historical" novels. However, Prescott's own training in and respect for history make this novel above criticism. It's difficult to describe my feelings for this book; the complexity of the emotions, the depth of the historical vision, the intensity of the characters' passions combine to produce a novel that is huantingly unforgettable. The religious themes interwoven with the narrative have created a story that is more intense and more meaningful than a simple account of the Pilgrimage of Grace as a political movement alone. For the discriminating, intellectually mature reader, this is a work that is prose-rich, thought-provoking, heart-breaking, and, in a word, exceptional.
 
A Historical Fiction Triumph  May 2, 2002
In my 65 years of reading novels, this is one of the top three.
 
A wonderful book. Really transports you to another era.  Nov 19, 1999
This is technically a historical novel, but it is so much more. Prescott, an Oxford historian, does not write like an academic. Her craft is writing history, and she does it beautifully, but in this novel the history is totally integrated into the narrative. It is the story of a group of people living during the reign of Henry VIII of England, some rich and noble, some poor and unknown. It is an extraordinarily tragic tale, as Henry's actions establish him as the religious authority in England, as he dissolves the monasteries, brutally puts down a rebellion in the North of England and changes the face of the nation regardless of the impact on individual lives. It's about both human and divine love -- both a spiritual and a transparently human story. I am really surprised that this splendid book is out of print.
 
A wonderful historical novel!  Feb 6, 1999
This is an old book. I have had my copy over 25 years and I like it so much that I sometimes read it all over again. I was searching for other books by this author when I ran across this. If you like to read historical novels,this is the book for you. The wealth of detail enables the reader to truly experience another age.
 
Wonderful book, worth re-reading again & again  Mar 14, 1998
This is an historical novel, but it is not a costume drama. The author has done her research, but she brings one into the world of XVIth century England gradually. It is the tragic story of the Pilgrimage of Grace, a revolt against Henry VIII in the North of England in the late 1530s, through six individuals: a nun, a young woman, the leader of the revolt, a renegade priest, a nobleman and a serving-woman who has visions. Also Christ appears, walking the earth again, and again being recognised and also ignored. The story is told as a chronicle of these persons; one can see why reform was needed in the Church at the time, but how some of the politicians exploited this reform to enrich themselves: the suppression of the monasteries resulted in the acquisition of their lands by greedy noblemen. The characters are all believable and fully developed. It isn't always clear just what these visions of Malle, the serving-woman consist of, but they are of a prophetic nature. One can see this far-away land take shape, and the novel has cinematographic possibilities; indeed, I've cast it. The novel teaches and enriches one, and like all great works of literature, says a lot about the time we are living through.
 

Write your own review about The Man on a Donkey: Part 1 of 2 (Loyola Classics Series)





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support