The Man on a Donkey, Book Two, by H.F.M. Prescott, is a new edition to the Loyola Classics series and will be published in August 2008.
The Man on a Donkey, by H.F.M Prescott tells a tale of 1536 England in turmoil. The arrogant King Henry VIII has seized Church property and is dividing it among royal favorites. In the North, Catholic nobles launch a rebellion, and violence sweeps over the land; Henry is very nearly toppled from his throne. For weeks, the leader of the rebellion holds the fate of the nation in his hands.
The Man on a Donkey is an enthralling, panoramic historical novel that brings to life one of the most tumultuous times in British history. H. F. M. Prescott’s gripping masterpiece of storytelling portrays a desperate struggle grounded in ambition, pride, and conflicting spiritual visions.