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the kingmaking by helen hollick originally published in britain during the early 1990s the kingmaking is the first book in the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy from british author helen hollick with the tagline quot a novel of arthur as he really was quot hollick certainly does her research in bringing to life the possible idea of a war king known as arthur that would grown to become the magical immortal legend

helen hollick x27 s take on king authur in quot the kingmaking quot the first book in the quot pendragon x27 s banner trilogy quot is most unusual and i was immediately drawn into her story and was amazed at how believable her characters and narrative are this is extraordinary quot historical quot fiction rather than fantasy

the kingmaking is book one of the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy by helen hollick re released by sourcebooks on march 1 an epic undertaking the kingmaking is the tale of the mythical king arthur and his queen gwynefar stripped of wizards magic swords and mythical ladies rising from lakes

quot camelot is less a romantic kingdom than a lusty and fragmented realm in this spirited retelling of arthurian legend the second novel in hollick x27 s projected trilogy the kingmaking over the years arthur pendragon and gwenhwyfar have accumulated a vast array of estranged relatives rivals and half mad adversaries

review the kingmaking by helen hollick a novel of arthur as he really was in the first book of this exciting trilogy author helen hollick brings to life arthur pendragon as he really might have been

helen hollick x27 s the kingmaking is the first of the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy which will be published in march 2009 by sourcebooks thanks to paul samuelson for sending the book along for my review this first part in the trilogy begins in 450 ad in the midst of the middle ages while britain remained in a tumultous period politically

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helen hollick helen hollick born 1953 is a british author of historical fiction she is the author of the arthurian trilogy pendragon x27 s banner and the novels harold the king and a hollow crown 1 life and career

helen hollick x27 s web site home page welcome to my web site here you will find details of my books a selection of articles my monthly journal and various pages of interest

the kingmaking is book one of the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy by helen hollick re released by sourcebooks on march 1 an epic undertaking the kingmaking is the tale of the mythical king arthur and his queen gwynefar stripped of wizards magic swords and mythical ladies rising from lakes it is the tale of arthur as he may have been

in this beautifully crafted tale helen hollick sets aside the propaganda of the norman conquest and brings to life the english version of the story of the last saxon king revealing his tender

tuesday talk with helen hollick the return of escaping to the country back in 2012 we had a bit of a windfall one of the winning numbers for the london olympics lottery raffle prize turned out to be our number

the kingmaking is the first in the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy of arthurian novels by the british writer helen hollick it was published in 1994 by william heinemann in the united kingdom it was followed by pendragon x27 s banner and shadow of the king

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the kingmaking by helen hollick book quote quot quot it is said by the saex that this sword has qualities of none other and it has a story behind its being one day a young man a warrior was walking beside a lake he came across a boat and paddled to the centre of that lake

helen hollick x27 s take on king authur in quot the kingmaking quot the first book in the quot pendragon x27 s banner trilogy quot is most unusual and i was immediately drawn into her story and was amazed at how believable her characters and narrative are this is extraordinary quot historical quot fiction rather than fantasy

helen hollick is an author who is conquering the world one country at a time with her intricate way of bringing the past to life suite 101 romance helen hollick brings history to life she weaves fact with fiction in such a way that keeps you spellbound and turning the pages as quickly as you can to find out what will happen

praise for the kingmaking quot if only all historical fiction could be this good quot historical novels review quot helen hollick has it all she tells a great story quot bernard cornwell quot hollick x27 s interpretation is bold affecting and well worth fighting to defend quot publishers weekly

first published 1994 edition reviewed sourcebooks 2009 isbn 978 1 4022 1888 563 pages i read and enjoyed the kingmaking when it was first published and am pleased to see it back in print it is the first in the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy a retelling of the king arthur story from arthur x27 s boyhood to his death

buy the kingmaking pendragon x27 s banner trilogy by helen hollick isbn 9781906236649 from amazon x27 s book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders

the kingmaking by helen hollick posted by teddyrose 1 on march 6 2009 posted in books read in 2009 helen hollick historical fiction 14 comments ancient legend comes to life in 450 ad the british are under the rule of vortigern he is a mean and cruel king

in this first volume of what promises to be a monumental historical trilogy rookie british author hollick depicts arthur x27 s rise from a d 450 when he was a 15 year old boy of hidden parentage to a

the kingmaking book one of the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy by helen hollick sourcebooks landmark paperback good spine creases wear to binding and pages from reading may contain limited notes underlining or highlighting that does affect the text possible ex library copy that x27 ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library

helen hollick author helen hollick lives in northeast london with her husband daughter and a variety of pets which include several horses cats and two dogs she has two major interests roman saxon britain and the golden age of piracy the early eighteenth century

get this from a library the kingmaking helen hollick it is a festive day in 450 a d when uthr pendragon x27 s ships arrive at gwynedd the kingdom of his old ally cunedda uthr has come to join cunedda in a plot to oust the evil italian tyrant vortigern

helen hollick lives in northeast london with her husband daughter and a variety of pets which include several horses cats and two dogs she has two major interests roman saxon britain and the golden age of piracy the early eighteenth century

book one of the pendragon x27 s banner trilogy 450 ad britain is in chaos morgause wants power for herself and resents the indifference of her lover uthr uthr lost his kingdom to his enemy but now he is back with a boy arthur at his side his intention to defeat the usurper vortigern vortigern rules with tyranny and oppression bending those he defeats to his own will among them the

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