'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.
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