THE CHILDREN OF FIRST MANEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
Thom's sweeping, ambitious historical novel describes the origins and journey of a lost white Indian tribe. Disillusioned with a homeland torn apart by familial power struggles, the Welsh prince Madoc, a blond giant, sets out with a fleet of ships in 1169 to start a colony across the ocean in the new land he calls Iarghal. Upon arrival, the Welsh settlers begin to interbreed with the native ... Read full review
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Great book! Pulls together little known historical facts regarding someone other than the Vikings and Columbus who may have made an earlier voyage. There's just got to be a lot of truth to the story. From beginning to end, it is a real page turner, well written. Might be a little "R" for some but not in the usual ways.