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True Thomas

True Thomas

Little is known about Thomas Learmonth of Ercildoune, vassal and esquire
of the Earl of Dunbar, poet and prophesier known as ‘Thomas the Rhymer’.

During the reign of the Scottish King Alexander III, a time when the
sword ruled over all and the treachery of the powerful earls had never
been greater, True Thomas became renowned for his extraordinary gift of
prophecy – a gift which has echoed through the centuries.

In this enthralling tale, Scottish historical novelist Nigel Tanter
brings him and the wild and rugged times in which he lived to vivid and
memorable life.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 13th September 2012

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444757644

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>
An informative, entertaining read
<i>Daily Examiner</i>
He treats history with respect
<i>Financial Times</i>