By Bernard Cornwell
Choose God and struggle just like the satan. The booklet of this striking new novel good points particular additional content material, with a longer historic observe and modern bills of the conflict of Poitiers. The Hundred Years warfare rages on and the bloodiest battles are but to be fought. throughout France, cities are final their gates, the plants are burning and the rustic stands alert to hazard. The English military, successful on the conflict of Crécy and led through the Black Prince, is invading back and the French are looking them down. Thomas of Hookton, an English archer often called Le Bâtard, is lower than orders to find the misplaced sword of St Peter, a weapon stated to furnish sure victory to whoever possesses her. because the outnumbered English military turns into trapped close to town of Poitiers, Thomas, his males and his sworn enemies meet in a unprecedented disagreement that ignites one of many maximum battles of all time.
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