The Forest Laird: A Tale Of William Wallace

September 21, 2010|
The Forest Laird: A Tale Of William Wallace by Jack Whyte
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In the pre-dawn hours of August 24, 1305 a.d., in London''s Smithfield Prison, the outlaw William Wallace, who is to be executed at dawn, is visited by a Scottish priest who has come to hear his last Confession. So begins The Forest Laird, the first book in Jack Whyte’s masterful new trilogy.

Wallace''s story leads us through his many lives—as an outlaw and a fugitive, a hero and a patriot, a rebel and a kingmaker. He is the first heroic figure from the Scottish Wars of Independence brought blazingly to life in Jack Whyte''s new trilogy, the Guardians, and will be followed by his two compatriots Robert the Bruce, King of Scots; and Sir James Douglas, known as The Black Douglas. Their exploits and escapades, desperate struggles and medieval savagery, high ideals and fierce patriotism are the stuff of legends, and the soul and substance of these epic novels.

Jack Whyte was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in Canada since 1967. He has been an actor, orator, singer, poet, and businessman at various stages of his life, and he holds an honorary doctorate of letters for his contribution to Canadian popular fiction. A resident of Kelowna, British Columbia, he is the author of the intern...
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Title:The Forest Laird: A Tale Of William Wallace
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:512 pages, 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:512 pages, 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.5 in
Published:September 21, 2010
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780670068463

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