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Review quote A sweeping historical adventure with strong characters and serious verve The author of numerous poems and short stories published in magazines and anthologies, Robyn has a Masters in Creative Writing with distinction from the University of Sussex. The Children’s Crusade seemed to put some Christian belief back into crusading.

Daughter was Margarite who married the king of Scotland at age First, Will and those he knows including close friends Garin De Lyons and Simon are compelling child characters who have a certain depth, an innocence and ignorance that fits their age, and understandable motivations. Brrethren all 8 comments. Too, I think their enemies are believable for the same reason.

In the end, readers only see around a quarter of what I actually researched.

When in the novel does Garin change? May 31, Simona Stoica rated it it was amazing. I will probably buy the next in the series since I’ve put this much time into getting to know the characters and invested still more time understanding the plot.


I need to know everything, from the histories and actions of the real people whose stories I am retelling and the great events they were part of, to what coin they would have used to buy a loaf of bread, to the languages they spoke brethen the clothes they wore. As a history buff, I found her research to be first rate. The author appears to have done a really decent job of research and recreating the period.

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Write a customer review. I was most pleased to find that what could have been said demon worship, weirdness and even supernatural guff was, instead, exactly what I’ve always thought could have been the case: Robyn Young is an exciting new voice that speaks loudly Sharon Penman, author A sweeping historical adventure with strong characters and serious verve Why does Garin go to Adela?

Views Read Edit View history. Why is his apprenticeship to Everard an embarrassment to him?

Why does he feel so guilty? I value my time, and am quite willing to stop reading a book that I find I don’t like enough. Are they both equally right? He was one of the commanders of the forces which inflicted a devastating defeat on the Seventh Crusade of King Louis IX of France and he led the vanguard of the Egyptian army at the Battle of Ain Jalut in ,which marked the first substantial defeat of the Mongol army and is considered a turning point in history.

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The story follows Will and his friend Garin as they progress through the world of the Crusades. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


I find it impossibly hard to say who my favorite author is, or who my influences are. At times it seemed to skim the surface of events in order to move the story forward, even taking large leaps of time forward and aging characters while summarizing situations. Return to Book Page. The trial the king masterminded younf, scholars believe, an attempt to secure their wealth for himself.

It is unfortunate that the balance of the book is favoured towards the West, as I would have liked to have read more of this character.

Do you think he would rather be a knight or be with Elwen? His dream was exactly the same as Stephen’s – take Jerusalem for Christianity. A crackerjack story– showing both the viewpoints of the Crusaders and the Moslems. Do you think Will ever changes?

Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: She annoys me greatly, and so I stopped reading the book. White skinned children were considered to be a valuable prize in Algerian and Egyptian slave markets. However, Will finds he’s not alone in the search of the book. Henry’s brother in law, the earl of Leichester was Simon de Montfort, who plotted to overthrow him.

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