Crusader

Crusader - Lionheart

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Synopsis

'Yet another of history's most brutal and dramatic chapters given the five-star Ben Kane treatment.' Paul Finch

KING. POLITICIAN. WARRIOR. CONQUEROR.


1189. Richard the Lionheart's long-awaited goal comes true as he is crowned King of England. Setting his own kingdom in order, he prepares to embark on a gruelling crusade to reclaim Jerusalem.

With him on every step of the journey is Ferdia, his loyal Irish follower. Together they travel from southern France to Italy, to the kingdom of Sicily and beyond.

Finally poised to sail to the Holy Land, Richard finds a bitter two-year-long siege awaiting him. And with it, the iconic Saracen leader responsible for the loss of Jerusalem, Saladin.

No one can agree who should fill the empty throne of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and Saladin's huge army shadows Richard's every move. Conditions are brutal, the temperatures boiling, and on the dusty field of Arsuf, the Lionheart and his soldiers face their ultimate test...

Book information

ISBN: 9781409197799
Publisher: Orion
Imprint: Orion Books
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xv, 393
Weight: 648g
Height: 165mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 40mm