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Shadows on a Sword: The Second Book of The Crusades (The Crusades Trilogy)

3.63 of 5 stars 3.63  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In this gripping sequel to the award-winning There Will Be Wolves, Karleen Bradford once again shows her immense talent for combining a sizzling plot, fascinating historical detail and real-life characters whose eleventh-century concerns ring surprisingly true with contemporary young readers.

Set against the violence of the Holy Crusades, Shadows On A Sword is the tale of T
ebook, 264 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by HarperCollins (first published August 14th 2006)
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Good YA book, reading it as an adult it seems a bit thin in spots (and some clunky lines here and there). But that's the "bad" - to the "good," it takes you on a whirlwind tour by foot and horse from Hungary through to Jerusalem and keeps a good mix of dialogue, description and swordplay. However, the tour is rather tunnel-like: the book does not depart for a minute from the main character's limited viewpoint, that of a young crusading knight (Theo), and therefore the descriptions of the journey ...more
Book for younger people which explains history correctly, makes it an interesting read.
Probably one of the most boring books i've read in a while.
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