The Knight Templar

The Knight Templar

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Born in 1150, Arn Magnusson has been trained at a Cistercian monastery not only to be a monk but also a warrior. But he unwittingly commits a terrible crime, and is punishment is to serve 20 years as a Knight Templar in the Holy Land. As an occupation officer in Palestine, he discovers that the infidel Saracens don't appear to be a brutish and uncivilised as they are portrayed in Christian propaganda. On the contrary, in love and war he learns from the example of his noble adversary Saladin that there's another side to the teachings of the Cistercians ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 111 x 178mm
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752842390
  • 9780752842394

About Jan Guillou

Jan Guillou was born in 1944 and is the author of COQ ROUGE series of thrillers. He is one of Sweden's most popular and controversial journalists.show more