'A nuanced and sophisticated analysis . . . Exhilarating' -- SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
'A taut, clear and exciting narrative, which also manages to convey the best of modern Crusader scholarship' -- GUARDIAN
'Stunning' -- FINANCIAL TIMES
'The book is enthralling' -- Allan Massie, LITERARY REVIEW
About the Author
Thomas Asbridge is Lecturer in Early Medieval History at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London. He is an acknowledged expert on the history of the crusades and the author of several books on the subject, although this is his first for a general audience.