The Bleeding Land -

The Bleeding Land

(Civil War: 1): a powerful, engaging and tumultuous novel confronting one of England's bloodiest periods of history

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In the tradition of Bernard Cornwell, this powerful, engaging and affecting novel by Giles Kristian, bestselling author of the 'Raven' and 'Rise of Sigurd' Viking adventures, confronts the tumultuous and bloody civil war that tore England apart... FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LANCELOT England 1642- a nation divided. England is at war with itself. King Charles and Parliament each gather soldiers to their banners. Across the land men prepare to fight for their religious and political ideals. Civil war has begun. A family ripped asunder. The Rivers are landed gentry, and tradition dictates that their allegiance is to the King. Sir Francis' loyalty to the crown and his desire to protect his family will test them all. As the men march to war, so the women are left to defend their home against a ruthless enemy. Just as Edmund, the eldest of Sir Francis' sons, will do his duty, so his brother Tom will turn his back on all he once believed in... A war that will change everything. From the raising of the King's Standard at Nottingham to the butchery and blood of Edgehill, Edmund and Tom Rivers will each learn of honour, sacrifice, hatred and betrayal as they follow their chosen paths through this most savage of wars.

Product code: 9780552162401

ISBN 9780552162401
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW127xS33
Series The Bleeding Land
No. Of Pages 528
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
England 1642: a nation divided. England is at war with itself. King Charles and Parliament each gather soldiers to their banners. Across the land men prepare to fight for their religious and political ideals. Civil war has begun. A family ripped asunder. A war that will change everything.