The archer's tale
(2005)

Fiction

Book

Call Numbers:
FICTION/CORNWELL,B

Availability

Locations Call Number Status
Fiction FICTION/CORNWELL,B Available

Details

PUBLISHED
New York : Harper, 2005
EDITION
First Harper paperback [edition]
DESCRIPTION

374 pages ; 21 cm

ISBN/ISSN
9780060935764, 0060935766 :
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

"Originally published as Harlequin in Great Britain in 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso

After surviving a vicious attack on his village in 1343 A.D., archer Thomas of Hookton joins the army of King Edward III as he prepares to launch an invasion into France, but his quest for vengeance takes him on an epic quest for the Holy Grail. A brutal raid on the quiet coastal English village of Hookton in 1342 leaves but one survivor, a young archer named Thomas. On this terrible dawn, his purpose becomes clear--to recover a stolen sacred relic and pursue to the ends of the earth the murderous black-clad knight bearing a blue-and-yellow standard, a journey that leads him to the courageous rescue of a beautiful French woman, and sets him on his ultimate quest, the search for the Holy Grail. The first volume in this new series begins a medieval quest for the Holy Grail. When his English village is attacked by French marauders led by a vicious knight, young Thomas vows revenge and to retrieve a holy treasure taken from the church. Traveling to France, Thomas joins the army of King Edward III at the beginning of the Hundred Years War, becoming a preternaturally gifted--and deadly--archer

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