The Last English King - Julian Rathbone Reviews
Description:ISBN 0349109435 / Author: Julian Rathbone / Genre: Fiction / Walt, the last of King Harold's bodyguard, the one who survived Hastings, ... more
The Last English King - Julian Rathbone ... wanders across Asia Minor with Quint, an intellectual renegade monk. On the way, he unfolds the events which led to the battle which was to effect the destinies of every English man and woman.
Newest Review: ... man who is also an excellent military commander and strategist. Importantly, with Harold at least, you really sympathise and ... more
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by - written on 17/11/08 (Very useful, 136 readings)
The Last English King is a fictional account of the rise and fall of King Harold, whose death at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 brought about massive changes in the way English society was ruled. Having read the similarly themed Warriors of the Dragon Gold around 12 months ago, I was interested to see how the two accounts compared. Julian Rathbone manages to weave a very interesting story from amongst the intrigue of 11th century political life. People who are interested in history, and particularly in this period will find it is fairly accurate in terms of people dates and so on, whilst people who are not particularly fond of either straight history or ... Read the complete review
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