'Superb and quite unputdownable.' Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times
'A magnificent achievement - the most exciting book of its kind for years.' Good Book Guide (Editor's Choice)
The hugely acclaimed, best-selling life of John Hawkwood, one of the outstanding figures of English and European history.
'A narrative driven with robust gusto, splendid writing and an eye for the grotesque.' Bill Saunders, Independent on Sunday
'Simply the most vivid account of the late medieval world I heve ever read.' Terry Jones
'Brilliant ... Dazzlingly brings to life one of the most swashbuckling figures in European history.' Sunday Express
'Wonderful.' Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail (Critics' Choice)
'Outstanding.' Andrew Holgate, Sunday Times (Books of the Year)