Jack Whyte





Jack Whyte


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in Johnstone, Renfrewshire,Scotland, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1939

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Jack Whyte is an author and writer born and raised in Scotland, but has been living in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada since 1967.

Whyte's major work to date is the A Dream of Eagles series (as it is titled in Canada, but known as The Camulod Chronicles in the United States and elsewhere). This series of historical novels presents the tale of King Arthur set against the backdrop of Roman Britain. This retelling of the popular legend eschews the use of magic (as in T. H. White’s The Sword in the Stone) to explain Arthur’s ascent to power and instead relies on the historical condition (with some artistic license) of post-Roman Britain to support the theory that Arthur was meant to counter the anarchy left by the Roman departure from Britain
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Average rating: 4.13 · 40,608 ratings · 1,553 reviews · 52 distinct works · Similar authors
The Skystone (Camulod Chron...

4.17 avg rating — 7,181 ratings — published 1992 — 27 editions
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The Singing Sword (Camulod ...

4.25 avg rating — 5,079 ratings — published 1994 — 24 editions
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The Eagles' Brood (Camulod ...

4.24 avg rating — 3,854 ratings — published 1994 — 16 editions
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The Saxon Shore (Camulod Ch...

4.21 avg rating — 3,527 ratings — published 1995 — 17 editions
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The Fort at River's Bend (C...

4.19 avg rating — 3,286 ratings — published 1997 — 17 editions
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Knights of the Black and Wh...

3.75 avg rating — 3,466 ratings — published 2006 — 23 editions
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The Sorcerer: Metamorphosis...

4.22 avg rating — 2,920 ratings — published 1997 — 17 editions
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Uther (Camulod Chronicles, #7)

4.12 avg rating — 2,866 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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The Eagle (Camulod Chronicl...

4.20 avg rating — 2,090 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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The Lance Thrower (Camulod ...

4.12 avg rating — 2,067 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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“She knew exactly how he was feeling, because experience had taught her that the kind of excitement she was feeling at that moment was never, ever one-sided. On the contrary, she knew that it was born of acute and mutual anticipation, and she knew, too, that it would not be denied.”
Jack Whyte, Uther

“Their sudden intimacy was like the explosive combustion that engulfs and consumes a moth that has fluttered too close to a candle flame; a completely unexpected turn of events that took both of them unawares and swept them irresistibly up and out of themselves as it hurled them into each other’s arms.”
Jack Whyte, Uther

“I suspect that much of life is like that. We seldom see what is closest to our eyes.”
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