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Query abandoned by poster > ABANDONED. Fantasy/fictional life of great Irish king

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message 1: by Summer (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:56PM) (new)

Summer This hefty historical fiction/fantasy book details the life of a king who unites a divided Ireland. Begins with his village being attacked, witnessing the murder of a storyteller. He joins the army, grows from a skinny kid to a formidable man. After he is king, he marries at least twice. His first wife is blond, waifish, is raped and goes crazy. His second wife is a warrior queen type character - voluptuous, iron-willed, betrays him in the end. Might have something about a lion in the title. The cover might have been a landscape (of Ireland) as seen from the top of a hill.


message 2: by Dave (new)

Dave | 15 comments How about "Lion of Ireland" by Morgan Llywelyn?


message 3: by Justin (new)

Justin Brillhart | 7 comments Oh yeah, most assuredly Lion of Ireland. Awesome book.


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message 5: by Carolyn (last edited Sep 14, 2009 11:38AM) (new)

Carolyn (seeford) | 63 comments Definitely sounds like Lion of Ireland - with this cover: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48... to me as well.


message 6: by Mir (new)

Mir | 702 comments Or if that's not it, something by Kenneth Flint?


message 7: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 36945 comments Mod
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