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Red Eve [NOOK Book]

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Peering through the stems of the undergrowth, set as it were in a little frame against the red and ominous sky, the eyes of Hugh de Cressi fell upon Sir Edmund Acour, a gallant, even a splendid-looking knight—that was his first impression of him. Broad shouldered, graceful, in age neither young nor old, clean featured, quick eyed, with a mobile mouth and a little, square-cut beard, soft and languid voiced, black haired, richly dressed in a fur ...
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Peering through the stems of the undergrowth, set as it were in a little frame against the red and ominous sky, the eyes of Hugh de Cressi fell upon Sir Edmund Acour, a gallant, even a splendid-looking knight—that was his first impression of him. Broad shouldered, graceful, in age neither young nor old, clean featured, quick eyed, with a mobile mouth and a little, square-cut beard, soft and languid voiced, black haired, richly dressed in a fur robe, and mounted on a fine black horse, such was the man.

Staring at Acour, and remembering that he, too, loved Red Eve, Hugh grew suddenly ashamed. How could a mere merchant compare himself with this magnificent lord, this high-bred, many-titled favourite of courts and of fortune? How could he rival him, he who had never yet travelled a hundred miles from the place where he was born, save once, when he sailed on a trading voyage to Calais? As well might a hooded crow try to match a peregrine that swooped to snatch away the dove from beneath its claws.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148404675
  • Publisher: Hillside Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/17/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 279 KB

Meet the Author

Henry Rider Haggard was born at Bradenham, Norfolk, to Sir William Meybohm Rider Haggard, a barrister, and Ella Doveton, an author and poet. He was the eighth of ten children. He was initially sent to Garsington Rectory in Oxfordshire to study under the Reverend H.J. Graham but, unlike his older brothers who graduated from various Public Schools, he ended up attending Ipswich Grammar School. This was because his father, who regarded him as somebody who was not going to amount to much, could no longer afford to maintain his expensive private education. After failing his army entrance exam he was sent to a private ‘crammer’ in London to prepare for the entrance exam for the British Foreign Office, which in the end he never sat. From Wikipedia,
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2013

    An excellent book. Give it a try, you won't be sorry!

    An incredible tale full of action. Set amidst war and the horrors of the black death, the is plenty of fighting. Yet there is also a touch of tender love and romance. But not too much. This would make a great movie. If hollywood did not change things as they so often do with literature. I do hope you give this book a try!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2013

    A perfect madness

    An excellent book with a chilling reality

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2012

    Wonderful read.

    This is the second book of H. Rider Haggard i have read in the last week and thoroughly enjoyed both. I have been adding more of his books to my nook. They are fast paced and filled with action and of course a love story. Great novel in my opinion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    Fantastic Tale

    Knights, archers, kings, love's tragic tale, adventure across Europe, and a touch of the beyond bringing a new perspective of the Black Death-how could I have never heard of this story before? Well written and worth a read!

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    Posted July 22, 2013

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