Lancelot-9780552174008

Lancelot

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Author(s): Kristian, Giles,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 02/05/2019,
Pagination: 672 pages, B & W map,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Corgi Books,
Published By: Transworld Publishers Ltd,
Book Classification: Historical adventure, Myth & legend told as fiction, Historical fiction
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780552174008
Description:

Rome is burning. In Britain, Uther Pendragon is dying. Enemies stalk his land.


Into this uncertain world a boy is cast - an outsider, plagued by memories of those he's lost. Under the watchful eye of Merlin, the boy begins his journey to manhood. He meets another outcast, Guinevere - wild, proud and beautiful.

And he is dazzled by Arthur - a warrior who carries the hopes of the people like a flaming torch in the dark. But these are treacherous times, and the fate of Britain rests on a sword's edge. This young man becomes a lord of war: loved, hated, admired and feared.

He is a man forsaken but not forgotten. He is Lancelot.

Set in a 5th century Britain besieged by invading bands of Saxons and Franks, Irish and Picts, Giles Kristian's epic new novel tells - in Lancelot's own words - the story of the most revered yet reviled of all Arthur's knights, the warrior who fought at his lord's side - yet stole his wife.

This is the story of one of the great figures of British myth and legend - a story ready to be re-imagined for our times.