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BOOK OF THE MONTH
FEAR OF LIONS
Amita Kanekar
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On a hot April morning in 1673, two young Mughal nobles, Shamsher and his sister...(+)

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Knight with Armour
Alfred Duggan

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304362202
Price : 450

About the book
KNIGHT WITH ARMOUR is the best historical novel to tackle the epic story of the First Crusade. We follow an impoverished young knight on the three-year journey to the Holy Land that culminates in the storming of Jerusalem in 1099. Like most of his contemporaries, Roger has never travelled outside his county, let alone country. His religious convictions are sincere, if alien to modern sensibilities. He discovers the yawning gulf between war as celebrated by the troubadours and the grisly reality of life and death on campaign: dysentery, starvation and brutal death in battle.

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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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