7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Great, so we have a new cub in the yard.Scything its way through the shield wall of scribblers. This writer exploits a green root of history and nurtures a hero in the fine tradition of all barbarians.
Hereward is a very fine page turner by the blue tinged fist of James Wilde.
With my gold arm rings restraining my bulging biceps I thumbed through this wonderful debut. Trying a new name can be a stumble into the flooded fens of England or Engerlund as it was then.But no my feet fall on firm turf.
But I was seduced by the excellent cover which instantly fevered my imagination. I love the characters and they compliment each other well.
I have often wondered… Read more
1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Lets get one thing strait Robert Low sets out to entertain and enthrall. Which he does every time and superbly. Am I biased your damned right I am. Because he laces facts with silky fiction in mouth watering doses that are easy to swallow. I don't give a flying Axe if he got a wet Saturday in September splintered by the fact it was October and a Sunday.
Anyone thumbing through calf skin scrolls trying to find fault with Roberts interpretation of historical irregularities should be cleaved in two with a blunt broad sword.These unimaginative churls are missing the point.They should be read in the first place as wonderful entertainment. If on the other hand you are professor… Read more