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Hereward: Sons of the White Dragon

(Hereward trilogy #1)

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Volume I of a trilogy telling the story of Hereward the Wake and his resistance to William the Conqueror.
Paperback, 260 pages
Published January 21st 2008 by Marcus Pitcaithly (first published January 1st 2008)
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Deborah Pickstone
I don't think this author is a natural writer: his prose is rather uneven and he employs the device of jumping back and forth in time which doesn't help and it is not always clear that it has happened again. That aside, he's fanatical about his history, his detail is excellent and the story is unusual enough as a subject to keep me well interested - I will definitely be reading the rest of the series. So my 3 stars are for the historian that he is and I hope that the writing style improves a lit ...more
Blair Hodgkinson
"Hereward - Sons Of The White Dragon" This was a very enjoyable novel with a lot to recommend it. Its particular strengths lay in a well-realized depiction of the historical setting and period of the Norman Conquest of England. It was nice to see Hereward the Wake presented in fairly realistic human terms (though I think his progression from his early days to his more mature years could have been developed to show a little more character growth).

I particularly enjoyed the manner in which the au
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Hereward trilogy (3 books)
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