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Conquest (Making of England, #1) This novel has a magnificent cover After that, it is a massive disappointment Historically little is known of the outlawed resistance leader Hereward and so there is a lot of latitude to develop his character We know that the man was aggressive enough in his youth to merit outlawry and exile from Anglo Saxon England and we know he returned as a man to lead a revolt against William the Conqueror with considerable skill, cunning and determination Binns, however, transforms Hereward into a dith This novel has a magnificent cover After that, it is a massive disappointment Historically little is known of the outlawed resistance leader Hereward and so there is a lot of latitude to develop his character We know that the man was aggressive enough in his youth to merit outlawry and exile from Anglo Saxon England and we know he returned as a man to lead a revolt against William the Conqueror with considerable skill, cunning and determination Binns, however, transforms Hereward into a ditherer who could never have earned the respect of warriors much less his readers Despite having done nothing in the text of the novel to earn anyone s respect, somehow every great leader in Europe William himself, El Cid, MacBeth, God 1066 Senlac Ridge, England William The Bastard, Duke Of Normandy, Defeats Harold Godwinson, King Harold II Of England, In What Will Become Known As The Battle Of Hastings.The Battle Is Hard Fought And Bloody, The Lives Of Thousands Have Been Spent, Including That Of King Harold But England Will Not Be Conquered Easily, The Anglo Saxons Will Not Submit Meekly To Norman Rule.Although His Heroic Deeds Will Nearly Be Lost To Legend, One Man Unites The Resistance His Name Is Hereward Of Bourne, The Champion Of The English His Honour, Bravery And Skill At Arms Will Change The Future Of England His Is The Legacy Of The Noble Outlaw.This Is His Story. Absolutely dreadful I know it is about the Dark Ages just but it s simply fantasy Please be honest, as an author, if you made it up No part of this struck me as historical, much seemed rather hysterical and not in the funny ha ha way If you It is 1066 and England is about to undergo the most cataclysmic change of history since the arrival of the Roman legions On one side, the last Saxon king Harold II On the other side, William Duke of Normandy, William the Bastard, William the Conqueror The story is recreated on the Bayeux Tapestry which despite being a pro English piece of propaganda, sites in a museum in Normandy Harold would be killed at that battle and England would once again be ruled by those of Norse descent The peri It is 1066 and England is about to undergo the most cataclysmic change of history since the arrival of the Roman legions On one side, the last Saxon king Ha This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I m going to break my unofficial golden rule of not reviewing a book before I ve read it all the way through as I m pretty confident that I ve got the measure of this read.This is the second interpretation of the legend of Hereward of Bourne aka Hereward The Wake that I ve come into contact with and to say it differs from the first, namely James Wilde s version, is putting it mildly.Where Wilde s story was a farvisceral, gritty and evocative a story, Binns take is a far tamer, almost s I m going to break my unofficial golden rule of not reviewing a book before I ve read it all the way through as I m pretty confident that I ve got the measure of this read.This is the second interpretation of the legend of Hereward of Bourne aka Hereward The Wake that I ve come While I was reading this I was constantly telling myself to hold on that little bit further, just keep on going, it will pick up but it didn t The whole book felt very naive, at least that s how I would describe it Naive and simple I wanted to like this a lot simply because it was about a real life man Hereward who I had never heard of before and I wanted to know about him and his life I mean, it was as if I had discovered another British hero to stand up with William Wallace, Llewell While I was reading this I was constantly telling myself to hold on that little bit further, just keep on going, it w Sadly this book has a lot of good plots and interesting characters Harold Godwinson, Harald Hardarada, William Duke of Normandy, El Sid andand covers many years worth of history from different countries that the author Stewart Binns really should have slowed the pace down, focused on a few key moments and maybe made this one book into a trilogy at least.The side effect of cramming so much into one set of book covers made everything seem rather rushed, all the events tended to be almost g Sadly this book has a lot of good plots and interesting characters Harold Godwinson, Harald Hardarada, William Duke of Normandy, El Sid andand covers many years worth of history from different countries that the author Stewart Binns really should have slowed the pace down, focused on a few key moments and maybe made this one book into a trilogy at least.The side effect of cramming so much into one set of book covers made everything seem rather rushed, all the events tended to be almost glimpsted by the reader, the narrator never giving them a chance to settle to experience what the characters were experiencing in such turbulent years This too also made some event Set during an interesting period of English history, this book tells the tale of a character called Hereward of Bourne My main issue with the book is the shallow and featureless characters, in fact probably some of the worst characters I ve come across Despite the book covering a large time span, I never really feel like I got to know the characters, and found myself indifferent to their fate This isn t helped by the authors insistence to cover large periods of time in a matter of periods, so Set during an interesting period of English history, this book tells the tale of a character called Hereward of Bourne My main issue with the book is the shallow and featureless characters, in fact probably some of the worst characters I ve come across Despite the book covering a large time span, I never really feel like I got to know the characters, and found myself indifferent to their fate This isn t helped by the authors insistence to cover large periods of time in a matter of periods, so you get the impression you ve missed large aspects of their lives The redeeming feature of this book, and the It was ok I like, read and write historical text books and novels This book could not make up its mind what it was, and it takes a writerskilled than this to blend the two without losing the characterisation One thing I did learn from reading this was where that line was and I hope on re edit that I haven t done the same in my stuff and if I have, to sort it out This as a real historical account has The story gets off to a promising start and as the enigmatic warrior begins to tell his story and sheds lights on the history of the sinister talisman of truth I had high hopes that the story would continue to be a tale of heroic deeds However, I thought the rest of the story was quite lacking in adventurous appeal, and as I becameandbored, I started to give up, by half way through the book I had lost all sense of interest The remarkable story of Hereward the Wake could have been s The story gets off to a promising start and as the enigmatic warrior begins to tell his story and sheds lights on the history of the sinister talisman of truth I had high hopes that the story would continue t


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