THE BLOODING is the first part (190 pages) of the David Gilman's epic novel MASTER OF WAR, published on 01 August 2013. Readers of Conn Iggulden, Simon Scarrow and Bernard Cornwell will be delighted to discover a new series to follow. England, 1346: For Thomas Blackstone the choice is easy - dance on the end of a rope for a murder he did not commit, or take up his war bow and join the king's invasion. As he fights his way across northern France, Blackstone learns the brutal lessons of war - from the terror and confusion of his first taste of combat, to the savage realities of siege warfare. Vastly outnumbered, Edward III's army will finally confront the armoured might of the French nobility on the field of Crcy. It is a battle that will change the history of warfare, a battle that will change the course of Blackstone's life, a battle that will forge a legend.The archersa#39; leather belts heldtheir arrow bags, made of laced waxed linen forprotection againstmoisture a anarrow with wet featherswould not flystraight. Thebag was stiffened by withiesto keep thearrows separate, which helped protect theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Master Of War: The Blooding|
|Publisher||:||Head of Zeus - 2013-06-16|