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Knights of the Black and White

Book I of the Templar Trilogy

By Jack Whyte

Knights of the Black and White
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2006,
    576 pages.

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The first of a planned trilogy chronicling the birth of the Knights Templar opening in 1088, as Hugh St. Clair, a French nobleman, joins a mysterious society known as the Order.

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"Veteran of eight Arthurian novels (The Lance Thrower, etc.), Whyte turns to the Crusades with this tedious first volume of a Knights Templar trilogy." - PW.
"Whyte, a master at painting pictures on an epic-sized canvas, pulls the reader into the story with his usual deft combination of historical drama and old--fashioned adventure." - Booklist.

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Jack Whyte Author Biography

Jack Whyte was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in Canada since 1967. He has been an actor, orator, singer, and poet at various stages of his life, and was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters for his contribution to Canadian popular fiction. Whyte is the author of the internationally bestselling Dream of Eagles series and the Templar trilogy. He lives in Kelowna, British Columbia.

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