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She does manage to pull me back in time and time again, sometimes yiung and sometimes not for a few dozen pages. Brethren is a novel written by Robyn Young set in the ninth and last crusade.
I believed it was set in the medieval period.
I learned quite a bit of history with extra research with this one. There were some areas that i was not fully fond of, and sometimes the skipping in time caught me out mainly due to being an audiobook, rather than reading – i missed the dates occasionally. I almost always finish any book I start robtn.
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My teachers at university always said that to be a good writer you have to be a good reader. Why do you younb Will is so against it?
Do you think he would rather be a knight or be with Elwen? Sep 15, Fiona rated it did not like it Shelves: Good fiction should provide such. It’s also the story of Baybars and his fight to rise his life from Malmuk slave to ruler.
It is and in the fortified city of Acre, the last major stronghold of the Crusaders in Palestine, an epic conflict is beginning. Once I had the idea for BrethrenI read as many books as I could find on the Crusades to introduce myself to this world. The book is cut up in to a number of storylines which converge, while at the start I had a brethen time wanting to switch because they weren’t relevant to each other yet as they become more and more interconnected the switchovers are more and more welcome.
As a history buff, I found her research to be first rate.
Maybe the author was basing the story so much on history that she decided not to turn out a story about romantic Crusaders. Could only wear white mantle when vow of chastity was taken. All in all a pretty good read.
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Can’t wait for the next two volumes! I can’t say for people who are more educated in the area but if all you have taken is western civilization and read a couple of books on the crusades I think it will be enjoyable. Showing of reviews. A stunning, epic novel of war, savagery and heroism. A really decent novel offers very good period theme and demonstrates a thorough knowledge of ancient warfare, ancient weapons, and some of the operations of the Templar order itself.
The Church could not bless a ‘crusade’ that was doomed to failure but the Church also did not stop it.
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This book brings together timeless human concerns and clearly redrawn historical situations. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Why is Will conflicted about Elwen? To be a novelist you have to be devoted; to be a historical novelist you have to be positively zealous. I do like the Crusades, but i have never really read anything serious from this era in Historical Fiction.
One person found this helpful. There was nothing in this book to make me believe I was in medieval England or France. As he struggles to survive in the harsh discipline of the Temple, Will must try to make sense of many things: Share yoyng thoughts with other customers.
The Fall of the Templars Robyn Young. As they marched south through France, they clearly had no idea of what to expect. As a priest, it is unlikely that he would have knowingly told a lie as Catholic priests would have believed that God is omnipresent everywhere and omnipotent all powerful. Jun 27, Beorn rated it it was ok Shelves: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Therefore both crusades can be seen as a disaster but they are also an indication of how important Jerusalem was to Christians. On the other hand, her characters were well developed and internally consistent. While most of the chapters started with beautiful description of the landscape etc.
Lambswool- a drink made of apples, nutmeg,ale and sugar. Brethren, Crusade, Requiem Author s: Too, I think their enemies are believable for the same reason. Open Preview See a Problem? However many years later a priest returned from traveling around northern Africa and he claimed to have met some of the surviving children now adults. Apprenticed to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, he must try to make sense of many things: The following characters in the book were real historical figures: Thank you for your feedback.
Brethren Trilogy Book 1.