In the 14th century, dark days fell on the Church as two popes, one in Rome and the other in Avignon, each supported by different political empires, struggled for supremacy. Hearing of a secret which may bring them victory, one side hired a mercenary to retrieve this priceless information.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
Set in the mid-fourteenth century, during the early stages of the Hundred Years War between England and France, Bernard Cornwell recreates the battle scenes so vividly that you'd think he'd witnessed ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tess_Elizabeth - LibraryThing
This was the first Cornwell book I ever read and I really wanted to like it, but it just didn't happen for me. I didn't find any of the characters particularly relatable, or even likeable for that ... Read full review