Wars of the Roses: Stormbird: Book 1 - The Wars of the Roses (Paperback)Conn Iggulden (author)
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THE EPIC FIRST INSTALMENT IN THE THRILLING WAR OF THE ROSES SERIES, PERFECT FOR FANS OF GAME OF THRONES, BERNARD CORNWELL & WOLF HALL
King Henry V - the great Lion of England - is dead.
It's up to his son to take the throne, but frail in body and mind, he is dependent on his supporters to run his kingdom.
Richard, Duke of York, believes that without a strong king England will fall.
And as the threat from France grows, and rebellion on home soil spreads, his fears seem justified.
Who can save the throne?
Who will defend the kingdom?
Praise for Conn Iggulden:
'This is energetic, competent stuff; Iggulden knows his material and his audience' Independent
'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction' Daily Mirror
'An absolutely cracking story' The Times
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 373 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm
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“A thrilling beginning to a series”
Conn Iggulden writes clearly abiut the causes of the Wars of the Roses. The book is well paced, the description of Jack Cade's invasion of London, particularly the crossing of London Bridge could not be bettered.... More
The Wars of the Roses are definitely "now" and Conn Iggulden had hit the zeitgeist running with the first of his new series. It promises to be a long and exciting run up to Bosworth (which I am happy to see... More
“Wars of the Roses: Stormbird”
This is a great historical novel, leaving the reader feeling immersed in the scenes and the time. The author is skilled at scenes from both the male and the female perspective and makes both equally enjoyable to read.... More
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