Crusade

Crusade

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1072 - England is firmly under the heel of its new Norman rulers.

The few survivors of the English resistance look to Edgar the Atheling, the rightful heir to the English throne, to overthrow William the Conqueror. Years of intrigue and vicious civil war follow: brother against brother, family against family, friend against friend.

In the face of chaos and death, Edgar and his allies form a secret brotherhood, pledging to fight for justice and freedom wherever they are denied. But soon they are called to fight for an even greater cause: the plight of the Holy Land. Embarking on the epic First Crusade to recapture Jerusalem, together they will participate in some of the cruellest battles the world has ever known, the savage Siege of Antioch and the brutal Fall of Jerusalem, and together they will fight to the death.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 32mm | 359g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241957575
  • 9780241957578
  • 322,575

About Stewart Binns

Stewart Binns began his professional life as an academic. He passed selection for the SAS in 1980 and served for three years before settling into a career as a schoolteacher, specialising in English and history. Later in life he began a successful career in television. He has won a BAFTA, a Grierson, an RTS and a Peabody for his documentaries.

Stewart has written two highly acclaimed historical series. Betrayal, a standalone, is his seventh novel.
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209 ratings
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4 36% (75)
3 28% (58)
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