Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades (Paperback)Jonathan Phillips (author)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 321 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
Elegant storytelling... Phillips delivers an excellent, compelling, flamboyant and refreshing history of the crusades and wonderful character sketches -- Simon Sebag Montefiore * Financial Times *
Totally absorbing and magnificent history * Mail on Sunday, Boris Johnson *
[An] engaging and sprightly book... Each chapter is telegenic, tele-visual even. We get vivid re-creations of places, personalities and events -- CJ Tyerman * Times Literary Supplement *
He [Phillips] has a real gift for highlighting the picturesque and for bringing the past alive." "With its crisp management, accessible style and deft characterisation, this book stakes a strong claim to be the most appealing narrative account of the Crusades for a general audience. * BBC History Magazine *
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