1066 and all that
Not in the UK
It'll keep you a wake
Me? On the back of a real book and all?! Well, I never did!
From when the days were filled with knights
Hereward Wolves of New Rome by James Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was very pleased about this one. About how good it was and how it developed and, I felt, totally refreshed the series I have loved from the start, from the opening chapter, in fact. Fast-paced and urgent, streamlined and effective, it is … Continue reading Review: Hereward Wolves of New Rome
The Last Viking by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the story of how you really want 1066 to finish. After this battle - stop. Harold and the English win the battle of Stamford Bridge, see off the last Viking challenge. Nothing else happens. Everyone lives happy ever after. If you’ve read anything about the 1066 … Continue reading Review: The Last Viking by Berwick Coates
Conquest by Stewart Binns My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is probably going to be seen as a guilty pleasure and I have glanced at reviews which would suggest it is quite possibly not all that cool to say (a bit like admitting to thinking The Da Vinci Code was one hell of a … Continue reading Review: Conquest
I just read the best book of the year.
If Harold had read some of these books about the Battle of Hastings, he probably wouldn't have lost!