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Prince of Legend Audiobook

Prince of Legend: The Crusades Trilogy, Book 3

They were men born to fight. If God willed that Antioch was the place where they gave up life, so be it. Thanks to the stratagems of Bohemund de Hauteville, leader of the Apulian Normans, the Crusade has taken the city of Antioch, and just in time. Once the besiegers, Bohemund and his men are about to become the besieged - a huge Turkish-led army, commanded by the fearsome General Kerbogha, is fast approaching. Provisions are needed to support not only the army, but also thousands of camp followers and pilgrims.
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They were men born to fight. If God willed that Antioch was the place where they gave up life, so be it. Thanks to the stratagems of Bohemund de Hauteville, leader of the Apulian Normans, the Crusade has taken the city of Antioch, and just in time. Once the besiegers, Bohemund and his men are about to become the besieged - a huge Turkish-led army, commanded by the fearsome General Kerbogha, is fast approaching. Provisions are needed to support not only the army, but also thousands of camp followers and pilgrims. But the surrounding countryside is near barren and the storerooms of Antioch much depleted.

It soon becomes obvious that the Crusaders cannot hold out for long without falling prey to starvation. And for Bohemund and his nephew Tancred there is another difficulty: The dissent between the Crusade leaders has broken out into the open, with the wealthy Provencal magnate Raymond of Toulouse stirring up conflict. If the Christian host is fighting on two fronts, so is Bohemund himself. With the enemy Turks at his front and his warring peers at his back, can he gain the might city of Antioch once and for all? Only one of the greatest battles of the age will decide.

©2013 Jack Ludlow (P)2013 Audible Ltd

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    Joshua Krauth 12-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book on the First Crusade"
    What did you love best about Prince of Legend?

    I liked how the author told the story of the First Crusade through the eyes of the men you led the crusade.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked the battle scenes. It is fascinating how the men were able to bear such hardships and accomplish so much.


    Which character – as performed by Jonathan Keeble – was your favorite?

    The Count of Taranto was my favorite. His voice embodies an experienced commander who is experienced and knowledgeable about the military situation of his days.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The battle outside the walls of Antioch was very moving.


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    David S. Long 04-19-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Terrific"
    If you could sum up Prince of Legend in three words, what would they be?

    Historical, adventurous, addictive


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Prince of Legend?

    The beginning battles around Antioch. The description of the scenes puts you there, makes you feel like you are at the siege.


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    Leonard Honolulu, HI 04-10-14
    Leonard Honolulu, HI 04-10-14 Member Since 2015

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    I have been waiting for this final installment of the Crusades Trilogy for a long time and I was not disappointed at all. This is a great historical novel and the narration was superb (as usual).

    From the way the book ended, I don't believe there will be another trilogy, but I can only hope.

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