Melvyn Bragg novel on Peasants' Revolt

Sceptre has signed a historical novel from broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, set in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381. Now is the Time is Bragg's first historical novel since Credo was published by Sceptre in 1996. The book follows the key players of the revolt, including Wat Tyler, Jack Straw, priest John Ball and the boy-king Richard II, as well as the powerful earls and leaders of the city. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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