Heretic (The Grail Quest, Book 3): The Grail Quest Book 3 by Bernard CornwellHeretic (The Grail Quest, Book 3): The Grail Quest Book 3 by Bernard Cornwell

Heretic (The Grail Quest, Book 3): The Grail Quest Book 3

byBernard Cornwell

Paperback | June 23, 2009

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The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the number one bestseller Vagabond, this is the third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's GRAIL QUEST series, in a bright and bold repackage.It is 1347. The Hundred Years War has been suspended. The truce releases English archer Thomas of Hookton to pursue his arch enemy and resume his quest for the most prized relic in Christendom: the Holy Grail. Heading south, Thomas and his men-at-arms begin lightning raids to draw out his enemy.But fate takes an unexpected hand when the plague strikes. What had been a landscape of castles, monasteries, vineyards and villages becomes death's kingdom and the need for the grail, as a sign of God's favour, is more urgent than ever.
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex andworked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, hisAmerican wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote anovel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judydivide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, SouthCarolina.
Title:Heretic (The Grail Quest, Book 3): The Grail Quest Book 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pagesPublished:June 23, 2009Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007310323

ISBN - 13:9780007310326

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heretic Yet another marvellous rollicking tale by master storyteller that is Bernard Cornwell. He takes you by the throat from the very first page and leaves you breathless and gasping for more at the last page!
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Grail Quest trilogy Well I have read eight of the Warlord chronicles and now the three Grail Quest series and each one as good as the last. This man Bernard Cornwell is pure genius..His tales hold you from beginning to end and then some. Full of adventure some fact some fiction. I have read for hours at times. So now to read more of his works
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Grail Quest A very exciting , compelling tale, with its many plot twists and changes of fortunes throughout the hero's quest enabling the reader to resist the urge to put this one down. Cornell's battle scenes and engrossing truthfulness encircling this part of human history is very sobering and yet embarrassing to some degree. Enjoy!!
Date published: 2015-02-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The grail quest books Bernard Cornwell has the ability to transport the reader back into history. Realism is created by the clever use of language and the rest is left to the readers' imagination. I very much enjoyed this journey through history.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The grail quest books 1-3 Keeps you wanting to read more
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great series Another good read.
Date published: 2013-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great series Very well written, suspenseful story and with his other books, a intriguing story teller with very good background information! Love these stories immensely!!!!
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The grail quest trilogy Three brilliant books, fast moving action, very real emotions and you learn a bit of history as well
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Editorial Reviews

'Crackling with good deeds, fine characters and sparkling set pieces, it confirms yet again Cornwell's reputation for masterly historical novels' DAILY MAIL'It is all spectacular, rattling good stuff: war and torture; love, lust and loss' THE TIMES'The battle scenes, as always, are masterful; and the vignettes of everyday living, in times of extreme hardship, have the ring of simple truth' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH'A very fine writer' ECONOMIST