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David the Prince

David the Prince

Half-Celt and half-Saxon, King David determined to take hold of his
backward, patriarchal, strife-ridden country and, against all the odds,
pushed and dragged it into the forefront of Christendom’s advancing
nations.

This is a story of independence, single-mindedness and hard-headed
leadership. But also, through the turbulent years of his reign, it is a
story of devotion: to the woman he admired and loved, Queen Matilda.

Set in the 12th century, this is the incredible story of one of
Scotland’s greatest kings: David, the monarch who made Scotland a power
for the first time, told by master of Scottish historical fiction Nigel Tranter.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 13th September 2012

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444757705

Reviews

He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history
<i>Daily Telegraph</i>
One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers
<i>The Times</i>
An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels
<i>She</i> magazine
Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes
<i>Scotland on Sunday</i>
Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting
<i>Historical Novels Review</i>