1356 by Bernard Cornwell
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September 1356. All over France, towns are closing their gates. Crops are burning, and through-out the countryside people are on the alert for danger. The English army - led by the heir to the throne, the Black Prince - is set to invade, while the French, along with their Scottish allies, are ready to hunt them down.
"Starred Review. A master of action-packed historical fiction
a vivid, exciting portrayal of medieval warfare
Nobody writes battle scenes like Cornwell, accurately conveying the utter savagery of close combat with sword, ax, and mace, and the gruesome aftermath." - Publishers Weekly
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Bernard Cornwell Author Biography
Bernard Cornwell was born (in 1944) and brought up in Britain, where he
worked in the British Broadcasting Centre (BBC), ending up as Head of Current
Affairs TV for the BBC in Northern Ireland. While working in Belfast he
met Judy, a visiting American, fell in love and moved to the USA with her.
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