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    • The Crusades

    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,197

    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge - a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker) - covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, listenable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Comprehensive

    • By Tad Davis on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $55.90

    • The Greatest Knight

    • The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358

    In The Greatest Knight, renowned historian Thomas Asbridge draws upon the thirteenth-century biography and an array of other contemporary evidence to present a compelling account of William Marshal's life and times. Asbridge charts the unparalleled rise to prominence of a man bound to a code of honor yet driven by unquenchable ambition.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rare biography of a true knight

    • By Mary Elizabeth Reynolds on 04-13-15

    Regular price: $31.49