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Author: Andy Thomson Narrator: Lynn Taccogna Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2009 ISBN: 9781481544832
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When young John of Wycliffe arrives at Oxford University in the fourteenth century, he finds it a fascinating and perilous place. With his student friends, John experiences the terrible plague called “the pestilence” (the Black Death) and becomes involved in clashes between university factions as well as riots among the townspeople. When he can find time away from his studies, his favorite place is the inn of the Kicking Pony, where he and his companions discuss the political and religious issues of the day; it is here that he first shares his growing vision of an English Bible for all Englishmen to read.

In the darkness of medieval England, John’s pursuit of truth gleams like a solitary star, the morning star that promises the sunrise to come. He paved the way for the theologians of the next century, and opened hearts in preparation for the great Reformation itself.

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  • “Taccogna’s depiction of Wycliffe and his contemporaries’ spirited political and religious debates at the Kicking Pony Inn are delivered with authenticity. Her compelling portrayal of Wycliffe’s encounter with the terrible pestilence known as the ‘Black Death’ is terrifying and realistic.”

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matt | 6/8/2012

    " A good family read aloud. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alicia | 7/16/2010

    " This is one of the best historical-fiction books available for young readers about the amazing life of John Wycliffe. Historical accuracy, exciting plots, and a heartwarming friendship fill its pages, creating a truly memorable story! A must-read for all Wycliffe/Reformation fans. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cooper | 5/17/2008

    " Story on John Whycliffe when he was attending "oxford" during the black plague. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cooper | 5/6/2008

    " Story on John Whycliffe when he was attending "oxford" during the black plague. "

About the Author

Andy Thomson is the author of two children’s books, Renegade in the Hills and Sheriff at Waterstop.