The Greatest Knight
Publish date: November 3rd 2005
Publisher: Time Warner
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: William Marshal (#2)
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...
I am not usually into medieval fiction, or historical fiction much at all, but this was really good! That is one thing I love about GoodReads; I find new and wonderful books that I would never have picked for myself. This story is based on the life of a forgotten hero, William Marshal, the knight se...