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The Greatest Knight Audiobook

The Greatest Knight: The Story of William Marshal

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Publisher's Summary

An exciting medieval historical about William Marshal, probably the greatest knight of the Middle Ages.

©2005 Elizabeth Chadwick; (P)2006 Time Warner AudioBooks

What the Critics Say

"The best writer of medieval fiction currently around." (Historical Novel Review)
"Elizabeth Chadwick knows exactly how to write convincing and compelling historical fiction." (Marina Oliver)

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  • J
    Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom
    11/6/09
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    "Dulcet tones"

    This is the first historical genre novel I have listened to and the fact that Robert Powell was reading it was one reason for choosing it.I just love his dulcet tones and the way he portrays the characters. Now I have found out what I have been missing in Elizabeth Chadwicks stories. Superb reading and a great story.
    Lovely relaxing way to wind down at the end of the day.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Kl Love
    Wassenaar Netherlands
    6/24/11
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    "A good read"

    This book is just a good, solid read if you like fictionalised biography. The author has done her homework and produced a vivid biography of one of the most fascinating figures of the high Middle Ages. William Marshall rose to prominence through his knightly prowess, which was unparallelled: it was said that he was never defeated. Even more remarkably, he won, and retained, universal respect through his integrity, courage and judgment. Even those who opposed his political position seem to have held him in high personal esteem. Because of these qualities of character, he held high office under no less than four kings, including serving as protector during the minority of Henry III. If there is a criticism to be made, it is that Marshall's character is a bit flat (can anyone really be this good, all the time?) but this book gives a vivid and enjoyable picture of an extraordinary man who played a unique role in the history of England during the early Angevin empire. Robert Powell's voice is very pleasant, and he reads with good pace and emphasis. Altogether an enjoyable listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    4/14/16
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    "Can be read a bit like a news report at times"

    Can be read a bit like a news report at times, but the story itself is very well written and very interesting.

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