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The Book of the Lion

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  • Posted August 19, 2011


    Not bad, you should read it if you enjoy historical fiction particularlly the crusades. Although very short it was well written.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2008

    A Knights quest and a Holy War

    The great Holy War is just beginning. A young boy named Edmund is woken in the middle of the night to find soldiers in his master¿s home. Edmund is currently an apprentice as a smith. Edmund¿s master is taken and accused of stealing some of the King¿s gold. Edmund tries to fight back, but is knocked away. The soldiers slit his masters wrists and Edmund flees into the cold night. Edmund finds his way to a knight named Sir Nigel, who takes him to practice the skill of the blade. Edmund is faced with many difficulties in training, being that he has no knowledge of fighting. After months of training, Sir Nigel tells Edmund, Hubert(one of his other apprentices), and his fellow knight, Sir Rannulf, that they are going to travel to the great Holy cities Acre and Jerusalem to fight in the Crusades. The team travels for a few weeks to a port in which they set sail on the Holy ship, Sant¿ Agnese. They travel to the Holy cities to find many enemies and discover evil plots. This book isn¿t bad. It was exciting but also dull and boring. I think the author could have told a little less about the traveling and more of the actual action of the book. The author tells this in first person as Edmund and describes what he is living through. He does a great job telling how people would talk in the medieval times, but it does make the book a little difficult to comprehend. I would recommend this book more towards males than females because of the medieval theme. Females may like the book but remember that this is a medieval themed book. I would give this book a three out of five because the book wasn¿t horrible, but it had its weak points and time of poor relation. If you like fantasy, some history, and fighting books, you may like this book.

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