Today I’m reading from a novel that explores one of my favourite periods in history – the time of the Knights Templar, the inquisition and the Catholic Church’s attempts to rid itself of supposed heresies. In particular the fascinating stories of the Cathars in the Languedoc region of France.
It has always been a rich vein for novelists to tap and I think that you’ll enjoy the way Linda brings together the ancient and modern worlds.
The story today does contain a rape scene so perhaps you should listen to it without the children.
Now if you’re ready I’ll begin…