WARS OF THE ROSES

WARS OF THE ROSES. STORMBIRD

Editorial:
BERKLEY BOOKS
Año de edición:
Materia
Ingles version original
ISBN:
978-0-425-27544-3
Páginas:
512
Encuadernación:
Rústica

u003cbu003eu003ciu003eThe first book in #1 u003c/iu003eNew York Timesu003ciu003e bestselling author Conn Iggulden's brilliant new historicalu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbu003eu003ciu003e series about two families that plunged England into a devastating, decades-long civil war.u003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003e In 1437, the Lancaster king Henry VI ascends the throne of England after years of semi-peaceful regency. Named ?The Lamb,” Henry is famed more for his gentle and pious nature than his father's famous battlefield exploits; already, his dependence on his closest men has stirred whispers of weakness at court.u003cbru003e u003cbru003e A secret truce negotiated with France to trade British territories for a royal bride?Margaret of Anjou?sparks revolts across English territory. The rival royal line, the House of York, sees the chaos brought on by Henry's weakness and with it the opportunity to oust an ineffectual king.u003cbru003e u003cbru003e As storm clouds gather over England, King Henry and his supporters find themselves besieged abroad and at home. Who or what can save the kingdom before it is too late?u003cbru003e u003cbru003e u003cbu003e?It's been said that u003ciu003eGame of Thrones u003c/iu003eis the Wars of the Roses written as fantasy: this is the real thing, more glorious [and] more passionate.”?M. C. Scott, author of u003ciu003eRome: The Emperor's Spyu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003e u003cbu003e?Capturing the?violence and romance of medieval life, Iggulden makes real those grand characters who live in the collective memory.”?u003ciu003eKirkus Reviewsu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003e u003cbu003e?u003c/bu003eu003cbu003eGreat pacing, fascinating people, and vibrant descriptions make this a must read!”?u003ciu003eHistorical Novel Reviewu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003e