Der Ritter der Königin
Publish date: June 13th 2008
Pages no: 607
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: William Marshal (#2)
Great historical fiction about the life of William Marshal. Easy read. Looking forward to reading the sequel THE SCARLET LION.
This is a biographic novel of William Marshall, one of the great knights of England, a man who served four English Kings, including Richard the Lionhearted, who was involved with the Magna Carta and served as regent to Henry III. So, a fascinating figure, but I'm afraid a less than fascinating book....
The story rings pretty true, and is written in a way that brings you through the story without too much modern jarring or too much detail which would detract from the story, although I really would have like to know more about some aspects of the story, I found that in fact there is little known abo...
Really interesting, I love history and this was well written. I would love to know more about him.
It feels wonderful finally finishing this novel! Because I read it on my kindle I didn't realize that it was going to be so long. It was different from other Elizabeth Chadwick novels in that it was not about a specific incident but strictly about one man. She did not feel the need to tell the story...