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|Format: ||Paperback, 448 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 06 June 2013|
Go with God and Fight Like the Devil. The remarkable new novel by Britain's master storyteller, which culminates at the Battle of Poitiers.1356: France stands alert to danger. The English army, victorious at the battle of Crecy and led by the Black Prince, is invading and the French are hunting them down. The bloodiest battles of the Hundred Years War are yet to be fought.Thomas of Hookton, an English archer, becomes trapped with his outnumbered army. And here, near the town of Poitiers, an extraordinary confrontation will ignite one of the greatest battles of all time.
About the Author
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex andworked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, hisAmerican wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote anovel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judydivide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, SouthCarolina.
`A reminder of just how good a writer he is' SUNDAY TIMESPraise for Bernard Cornwell:`The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive' George R.R. Martin`He's called a master storyteller. Really he's cleverer than that' TELEGRAPHNobody in the world does this better than Cornwell' Lee ChildThis is a magnificent and gory work' Daily Mail'The historical blockbuster of the year' EVENING STANDARD`A runaway success' OBSERVER`The characterisation, as ever, is excellent...And one can only admire the little touches that bring the period to life. He can also claim to be a true poet of both the horror and the glory of war' SUNDAY TELEGRAPHThis is typical Cornwell, meticulously researched, massive in scope, brilliant in execution' NEWS OF THE WORLD
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19.8 x 12.9 x 3.3 centimetres (0.32 kg)|
15+ years |