The Last Viking by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the story of how you really want 1066 to finish. After this battle – stop. Harold and the English win the battle of Stamford Bridge, see off the last Viking challenge. Nothing else happens. Everyone lives happy ever after. If you’ve read anything about the 1066 […]
1066 and, all that.
The Last Conquest by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars A thoroughly enjoyable, maybe slightly alternative look at the possibilities surrounding the first couple of weeks of the Norman Conquest, leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings. It is a novel, so fiction, but thanks to the fiction and non-fiction reading […]
…is back! And, on a Saturday! Imperial Fire, Robert Lyndon‘s follow-up to Hawk Quest, has now been released. You can order it here: Amazon The Book Depository Or, if you fancy a signed first edition copy and don’t mind paying full-whack and possibly postage the same cost as the book (depending on where you live […]
I just read the best book of the year.
25 September, and all that
Hereward: End Of Days by James Wilde My rating: 5 of 5 stars Don’t you just love it when things come together? I go on holiday to the UK and pick up Hereward The End of Days. Amongst other places, we visit friends who live in Ely. On my birthday, the 7th of August, unfortunately […]