The Greatest Knight

The Greatest Knight : The Story of William Marshal

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Historical fact and fiction are entwined in this engrossing story about the infamous William Marshal. He was the penniless young knight who was plucked from obscurity to become a royal favourite and went on to be described as 'the true Lancelot'. This is the fascinating fictionalised story of the jealousies, romance and conflict within the royal court that led to him becoming a forgotten hero.show more

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  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748113045
  • 9780748113040
  • 2,172,378

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Chadwick's novel immerses readers in Marshal's life and times, which should prove intriguing to any fan of historical fiction. The royals, and especially Eleanor, are particularly fascinating characters whom Chadwick employs to great effect * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY *show more

About Elizabeth Chadwick

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick has written over 20 historical novels sold in 18 languages worldwide. Her first novel, The Wild Hunt, won a Betty Trask Award, and The Scarlet Lion was nominated by Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society, as one of the top ten historical novels of the last decade. Elizabeth's nineteenth novel, To Defy a King, won the RNA Historical Novel Prize in 2011. Her next books are a trilogy featuring the fascinating Eleanor of Aquitaine: THE SUMMER QUEEN, THE WINTER CROWN and THE AUTUMN THRONE.For more details on Elizabeth Chadwick and her books, visit www.elizabethchadwick.com, follow her on Twitter (@Chadwickauthor), read her blogs or chat to her on Facebook.show more