Publish date: October 10th 2013
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: Wars of the Roses (#1)
After an incredibly slow start, Iggulden managed to finish his first novel of the Wars of the Roses on a fairly high note. After about 100 pages into Stormbird, I started wondering if Iggulden was going to be an author for me. My previous experience with Iggulden's work was [b:The Gates of Rome|6013...
Not my favourite by him. Have no interest in reading the rest of the series. Derry Brewer and Margaret were v strong characters.
This was one of my most anticipated books to read this year, and it did not disappoint. I have never read a Wars of the Roses novel that was so complete in its description of why battle actually broke out. Beginning with a prologue that placed Edward III on his death bed, surrounded by his three rem...
bookshelves: published-2013, medieval5c-16c, historical-fiction, fraudio, winter-20132014, series, plantagenet-1154-1485, epic-proportions, britain-england, war, france 13 hours and 45 minutes, read by Roy McMillan.From the description: The thrilling first instalment in the Wars of the Roses ser...
Interesting dreams while reading Stormbird!Loved Derry (the King's spymaster - fictional) and his machinations.Fabulous step back in history. I never tire of reading the same period as each author brings something different.Full review coming soon.
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