'With its intriguing plot, chilling conclusion and characters who exhibit universal and timeless feelings, this fresh first has all the potential to evolve into a series as enduring as Ellis Peters's Brother Cadfael books.'
A scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language. Winchester's supple, vigorous prose illuminates this dauntingly ambitious seventy-year odyssey to create the grandfather of all word-books, the Oxford English Dictionary. Browse an exclusive excerpt at BookBrowse.
The Shadow of God
: A Novel of the Siege of Rhodes
Hardcover: Sep 2002
Paperback: 1 Oct 2003 Publication information
An epic of bravery and courage, based on the true story of the 16th century siege of Rhodes. The author weaves a tapestry of terror and triumph set in a forgotten time of brutality, loyalty and honor. Read an exclusive excerpt at BookBrowse today.
Kenn Nesbitt is new Children's Poet Laureate(Jun 12 2013) Kenn Nesbitt has been named the new Children's Poet Laureate: Consultant in Children's Poetry to the Poetry Foundation, which noted that the two-year position...