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Bringing to life the violence, action and heroism of the battlefield, this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 follows a severely outnumbered English army as they, through the ingenious planning of Edward the Black Prince, defeats the Frenchand capturs the Poiters and French King John II.

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  • "Bringing to life the violence, action and heroism of the battlefield, this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 follows a severely outnumbered English army as they, through the ingenious planning of Edward the Black Prince, defeats the Frenchand capturs the Poiters and French King John II."@en
  • "This re-creation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 follows a severely outnumbered English army as they, through the ingenious planning of Edward the Black Prince, defeat the French and capture French King John II."
  • "On September 19, 1356, a heavily outnumbered English army faced off against the French in the historic Battle of Poitiers. In 1356, Cornwell resurrects this dramatic and bloody struggle--one that would turn out to be the most decisive and improbable victory of the Hundred Years' War, a clash where the underdog English not only the captured the strategic site of Poitiers, but the French King John II as well. 1356 is an action-packed story of danger and conquest, rich with military strategy and remarkable characters--both villainous and heroic--transporting readers to the front lines of war while painting a vivid picture of courage, treachery, and combat."@en
  • "The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poiters and French King John II."
  • "The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poiters and French King John II."@en
  • "Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony. The Black Prince, is assembling an army to fight the French once more but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task."@en
  • ""The most prolific and successful historical novelist in the world today" (Wall Street Journal) has delivered another blockbuster with this thrilling tale of peril and conquest at the Battle of Poitiers. September 1356. All over France, towns are closing their gates. Crops are burning, and through-out the countryside people are on the alert for danger. The English army'led by the heir to the throne, the Black Prince'is set to invade, while the French, along with their Scottish allies, are ready to hunt them down. But what if there was a weapon that could decide the outcome of the imminent war' Thomas of Hookton, known as le Batard, has orders to uncover the lost sword of Saint Peter, a blade with mystical powers said to grant certain victory to whoever possesses her. The French seek the weapon, too, and so Thomas's quest will be thwarted at every turn by battle and betrayal, by promises made and oaths broken. As the outnumbered English army becomes trapped near Poitiers, Thomas, his troop of archers and men-at-arms, his enemies, and the fate of the sword converge in a maelstrom of violence, action, and heroism. Rich with colorful characters, great adventure, and thrilling conflict, 1356 is a magnificent tale of how the quest for a holy relic with the power to change history may culminate in an epic struggle."@en
  • ""The most prolific and successful historical novelist in the world today" (Wall Street Journal) has delivered another blockbuster with this thrilling tale of peril and conquest at the Battle of Poitiers.September 1356. All over France, towns are closing their gates. Crops are burning, and through-out the countryside people are on the alert for danger. The English army?led by the heir to the throne, the Black Prince?is set to invade, while the French, along with their Scottish allies, are ready to hunt them down.But what if there was a weapon that could decide the outcome of the imminent war?Thomas of Hookton, known as le Batard, has orders to uncover the lost sword of Saint Peter, a blade with mystical powers said to grant certain victory to whoever possesses her. The French seek the weapon, too, and so Thomas's quest will be thwarted at every turn by battle and betrayal, by promises made and oaths broken. As the outnumbered English army becomes trapped near Poitiers, Thomas, his troop of archers and men-at-arms, his enemies, and the fate of the sword converge in a maelstrom of violence, action, and heroism.Rich with colorful characters, great adventure, and thrilling conflict, 1356 is a magnificent tale of how the quest for a holy relic with the power to change history may culminate in an epic struggle."@en
  • "Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony. The Black Prince is assembling an army to fight the French once more, but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task."@en
  • "The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II."@en
  • "The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II."
  • "A fascinating hero, the pursuit of a sword of mythical power and one of England's greatest and least known battles - a remarkable novel by Britain's master storyteller . Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony. Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be known as the Black Prince, is assembling an army to fight the French once more but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task. La Malice, a sword of mythical power guaranteeing victory to its owner, is thought to be concealed somewhere near Poitiers. With signs that a battle between the English and the French is looming others are seeking the treasure too, and some - French, Scots and even English - are pursuing their private agendas against Thomas. But all - Thomas of Hookton, his enemies and friends and the fate of La Malice - become swept up in the extraordinary confrontation that follows, as the large French army faces the heavily outnumbered English to battle."
  • "Een Fransman maakt met een legertje boogschutters tijdens de Honderdjarige Oorlog tussen Frankrijk en Engeland jacht op het zwaard van Petrus waaraan magische krachten worden toegeschreven."
  • "Rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recrecation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II."

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  • "Historické romány."
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Historische Romane und Erzählungen"
  • "Historical novels."
  • "War stories."@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "War stories."
  • "Anglické romány."
  • "History."@en
  • "History."
  • "English fiction."
  • "War stories"
  • "Historical."
  • "Historical fiction."@en
  • "Historical fiction."
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Historical fiction"

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  • "1356 /"@en
  • "1356 /"
  • "1356 : a novel"
  • "a novel"@en
  • "1356."@en
  • "1356."
  • "Thirteen fifty-six."
  • "Thirteen fifty six"@en
  • "1356"@en
  • "1356 a novel /"@en
  • "1356 a novel /"
  • "1356"
  • "Thireteen hundred, fifty-six"
  • "Dreizehnhundertsechsundfünfzig."
  • "Thirteen hundred fifty-six"@en
  • "Thirteen fifty-six"
  • "Thirteen fifty-six"@en
  • "Thirteen hundred fifty-six"
  • "Tisíc tři sta padesát šest"
  • "1356 : a novel /"
  • "1356 : a novel /"@en
  • "Třináct set padesát šest"
  • "1356 A Novel/"@en