Wars of the Roses: Stormbird: Book 1 - The Wars of the Roses (Paperback)
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Wars of the Roses: Stormbird: Book 1 - The Wars of the Roses (Paperback)

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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
ISBN: 9780718196349
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 373 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Pacey and juicy, and packed with action Sunday Times Energetic, competent stuff; Iggulden knows his material and his audience Independent A novel that seamlessly combines narrative, historical credence and great knowledge of the period Daily Express Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction Daily Mirror Superbly plotted and paced The Times Conn breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of times, with a flair for both the huge scale and human interest of it all Star Exceptionally well-written and gripping Stylist Compelling reading Woman & Home A benchmark for historical fiction, showcasing Conn Iggulden at his finest Parmenion Books blog Full of period detail, the narrative weaves a glittering thread through the complex, political chaos of the time. It's been said that Game of Thrones is the Wars of the Roses written as fantasy: this is the real thing, more glorious, more passionate, far, far more gritty -- Manda Scott, author and head of HWA

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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

Hardback edition
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“Stormbird”

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

Hardback edition
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“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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