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Count Bohemond
Alfred Duggan

Classification : Historical Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304362738
Price : 450

About the book
Count Bohemond was a Norman adventurer. History records his meteoric progress from junior member of a Norman warlord's household in Sicily to his conquests in the Middle East. Alfred Duggan's historical novel reveals how Count Bohemond challenged the Byzantine Empire, first defeating then allying himself with the wily Emperor Alexius. And how Bohemond outwits the high-born, wealthy Crusader leaders who would have led the Crusade to disaster.
It is an unrivalled depiction of medieval warfare, from the tactics of cavalry charges to the religious and philosophical beliefs that brought forth the Crusaders.

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Alfred Duggan
His tragic early death in 1964 robbed us of a brilliant writer who had travelled all over the sites of the ancient Mediterranean world, knowledge he put to excellent use in his eight historical novels...(+)
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