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Brethren

Brethren

From the burning plains of Syria to the filthy backstreets of Paris and London, Brethren is the story of Will Campbell, coming of age in a time of conspiracy, passion, politics and war.

Will longs to become a Knight Templar, but first he must serve as an apprentice to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, a man of dangerous secrets.

Meanwhile, a new star is rising in the east. Amir Baybars has fought his way from slavery to become a fearsome commander, driven by an unquenchable desire to free the Holy Land from the European invaders.

In the epic tradition of Bernard Cornwell, Conn Iggulden and Manda Scott, Brethren brilliantly evokes that extraordinary clash of civilizations known in the West as the Crusades.

(P)2007 Hodder & Stoughton Audiobooks
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 22nd March 2007

Price: £13

ISBN-13: 9781844564828

Reviews

Engaging and enjoyable - Robyn Young brings the tumultuous medieval world to life with pace and flair
Tom Harper, author, Knights Of The Cross
BRETHREN is one of the best historical debuts in recent memory. Exciting and enthralling, it gripped me from the first page and left me waiting anxiously for the next instalment
John Connolly
El Cid meets The Da Vinci Code! Exciting, page-turning fiction
Simon Mayo's Book Panel, BBC Radio Five Live
Rich historical detail, clever plotting and engaging characters . . . a historical thriller that will have readers turning pages and envisioning the sequel
Publishers Weekly
Pacy and well-written, with vivid, convincing characters, BRETHREN captures your interest until the last page. I eagerly anticipate the sequel, knowing I will not be disappointed
Alison Weir