The Love Knot Book Summary and Study Guide

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Oliver Pascal returns home from prilgrimage in 1140, to discover England ravaged by civil war. Among the surviviors are a young boy and his widowed nurse, Catrin. They have a lot in common and soon marry, but their happiness is shortlived.
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Catrin's husband hasn't died at all, and he returns to claim his property.

Catrin is secretly trained in the art of midwifery, but she has to hide her knowledge for fear of being called a witch, but someone is going to discover her secret...
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   loving servant Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   seduction of someone else's wife

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful    -   a better lover    -   guilty Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen Profession/status:    -   doctor/medical Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:    -   can see into the future    -   can read emotions Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   mature    -   scared    -   guilty


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Forest    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   50% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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