DRACHENBANNER - The long-awaited new historical novel by Rebecca Gablé
Bestselling author Rebecca Gablé presents her 7th Waringham novel in conversation with Felicia Englmann. Actress Anna Thalbach reads the text. With the new historical novel DRACHENBANNER, the author celebrates her 25th anniversary as an author with the publisher Bastei Lübbe.
England 1238: The young Adela of Waringham and Bedric, son of a serf peasant family, have grown up together. While Adela is sent as a lady-in-waiting to the king's sister and later married to a knight, Bedric toils in the fields of Waringham - at the mercy of serfdom and the arbitrariness of Adela's brother. When the situation becomes unbearable, he flees, unaware that Adela is pregnant by him. In London, Bedric meets Simon de Montfort, the king's charismatic brother-in-law. When plagues and crop failures sweep the country in 1258, war breaks out, heralding a new era. But Bedric and Adela have never forgotten each other ...