The Talisman

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Electric Book Company, 2001
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Thus spoke Richard, a little ashamed, perhaps, of his own condescension, though sanctioned both by humanity and gratitude. But when Neville continued to make remonstrances on the peril to his royal person, the King imposed silence on him.
  

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It is a long strong suit in all his writing. - Goodreads
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I enjoyed The Talisman. I liked studying the time period and enjoyed his portrayal of the Crusades. Betrayal, loyalty, allegiance, love, Christianity, Infidels, mistakes and redemption are themes in ... Read full review

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It took me a long long time to finish this book, but I am done now. It took so long becasue I was reading a heavy leather-bound edition that I could not take on the train, so it had to be read on ... Read full review

Contents

TALES OF THE CRUSADERS TALE II THE TALISMAN
30
CHAPTER II
38
CHAPTER III
53
CHAPTER IV
80
CHAPTER V
95
CHAPTER VI
101
CHAPTER VII
114
CHAPTER VIII
128
CHAPTER XVI
231
CHAPTER XVII
238
CHAPTER XVIII
249
CHAPTER XIX
266
CHAPTER XX
280
CHAPTER XXI
297
CHAPTER XXII
306
CHAPTER XXIII
320

CHAPTER IX
142
CHAPTER X
158
CHAPTER XI
169
CHAPTER XII
191
CHAPTER XIII
200
CHAPTER XIV
211
CHAPTER XV
221
CHAPTER XXIV
331
CHAPTER XXV
346
CHAPTER XXVI
356
CHAPTER XXVII
372
CHAPTER XXVIII
392
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J. H. Alexander is senior lecturer in English at the University of Aberdeen.

G. A. M. Wood is senior lecturer in English at the University of Stirling.

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