An international bestseller certain to appeal to fans of The Last Templar?the thrilling first book in a sweeping medieval trilogy On the eve of the. Robyn Young has worked as a creative writing teacher, financial advisor, folk Once I had the idea for Brethren, I read as many books as I could find on the. Brethren. Brethren Trilogy Book 1. By Robyn Young. Paperback. £ The epic first novel in the million-selling Brethren trilogy. The epic first novel in the.

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Will not be for the collector or suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere.

Younf our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. How is honoring the past and the sacrifices of their ancestors such an important part of the men they become? I suspect the style eases into the second book. All of our paper waste However, he may have been told incorrect information and told this story in good faith not knowing if it was incorrect.

Retrieved from ” https: In the end, readers only see around a quarter of what I actually researched. There is treachery, murder, savagery and a little bit of mayhem now and again interspersed at various intervals. I struggled to get into it. It didn’t take me long to read the first part of the Brethren Trilogy called Brethren.

Perhaps he gets more airtime in the later books in this trilogy Later authors added 54, more lines in what are known collectively as the Four Continuations. The Children’s Crusade was doomed to failure.

From the burning plains of Syria to the filthy backstreets of Paris and London, the Brethren trilogy is the story of Will Campbell, coming of age in a time of conspiracy, passion, politics and war.


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royn There are several traits that make Brethren a memorable novel, some of which also apply to Crusade, and others of which don’t. Browse Related Browse Related.

Mohammed is his prophet. I find it impossibly hard to say who brethden favorite author is, or who my influences are. Way too much info-dumping exposition, way too many flash back sort of scenes. Robyn Young was born in Oxford and grew up in the Midlands and Devon. Not a great deal is known about the Children’s Crusade other than it was a disaster. Robyn Young has worked as a bretthren writing teacher, financial advisor, folk singer, and music festival organizer, and has traveled extensively in Europe and Egypt.

I particularly enjoyed the way he wove a mystery through a historical story and setting. Something was off with the pacing too.

Paternoster-From at least as early as A. By the end of the series these children become middle aged uoung Will is nearly forty at the close of Crusadeand their maturation is beautifully handled and easily accepted. When the Music’s Over Peter Robinson. Sons of the Blood Robyn Young. If I could, I’d give Brethren 4. How does that guilt solidify in his relationship with Elwen?

Eleanor Bukowsky of on-line reviewers Mostly Fictionbrerhren a more critical opinion of the novel. The historical research done by this author is obvious in the story and she should be given credit for doing a great job on it however, I just could not connect with the characters.

I can’t wait for the follow-up! She got it brethre in hardback! Apprenticed to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, he must try to make sense of many things: In what ways are Will and Baybars both haunted by their pasts? I was a little uncertain if i would like this book. What does the book represent to him? Why do you think Will lies brehren his father about taking his vows?

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Immersiveness is what I really enjoy when I read.

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Moreover, Young’s depth of knowledge concering the era, the crusades, the Templars, the Mamluks, politics and so forth is overwhelming and obvious; I am now reading historical fiction precisely because I want to learn as I’m entertained, and Young does not disappoint.

What are the roles of women in the historical context of this novel? I liked her writing style though, not as good as Cornwall, but then who is? Jul 20, Terence M rated it did not like it Shelves: After the attack on OpinicusWill is overwhelmed with guilt. I enjoyed every page of the story. How does each cope?

Mister Memory Marcus Sedgwick. Works by Robyn Young.

As a priest, it is unlikely that he would have knowingly told a lie as Catholic priests would have bretren that God is omnipresent everywhere and omnipotent all powerful. Intricate, compelling, captivating and, above all, believable It also falls blessedly short of the almost inevitable these days Dan-Browning of the Templars.