Raven 2: Sons of Thunder
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Raven 2: Sons of Thunder

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If you betray a Fellowship you are a dead man...

Raven and the Wolfpack plough the sea-road in pursuit of the Saxon traitor, Ealdred, who has left the Fellowship for dead and fled to the Frankish Emperor Charlemagne and the promise of untold riches. Sailing in search of revenge, the pagan Norsemen venture into the heart of a Christian empire that would wipe their kind from the face of the earth, a place where danger lies in wait around every bend of the great river up which they travel.
A young man with no memory and a blood-tainted eye, Raven has found friendship and purpose amongst this fierce band of warriors. Having proved himself in battle, he is now certain that Viking blood flows in his veins, but to survive this adventure, his cunning must be as sharp as his blade...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 28mm | 304g
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B & W map
  • 0552157902
  • 9780552157902
  • 79,006

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"Gripping . . . splendidly conjures up the sounds, sights, and smells of Dark Age Britain"
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"An all-action adventure...a joy to read...a brilliant story, beautifully told" * SUNDAY EXPRESS * "Kristian can really write...His battle scenes are bone crunchingly good, his descriptions of the Viking world bright and evocative...a great storyteller" -- BEN KANE, author of The Forgotten Legion "I loved it; I found it gripping and I ripped through it...always the sign of an exciting book" -- ANGUS DONALD, author of Outlaw "An excellent read which compares favourably with writers like Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden" * Historical Novels Review * "Gripping . . . splendidly conjures up the sounds, sights, and smells of Dark Age Britain" -- HARRY SIDEBOTTOM, author of the "Warrior of Rome" series
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About Giles Kristian

Family history (he is half Norwegian) and a passion for the fiction of Bernard Cornwell inspired GILES KRISTIAN to write. Set in the Viking world, his bestselling `Raven' and `The Rise of Sigurd' trilogies have been acclaimed by his peers, reviewers and readers alike. In The Bleeding Land and Brothers' Fury, he tells the story of a family torn apart by the English Civil War. He also co-wrote Wilbur Smith's No.1 bestseller, Golden Lion. In his most recent novel, the Sunday Times bestseller Lancelot, Giles plunged into the rich waters of the Arthurian legend. For his next book, he continues his epic reimagining of our greatest island 'history'.
Giles Kristian lives in Leicestershire.
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2,041 ratings
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4 40% (820)
3 14% (287)
2 2% (38)
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