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4.7 out of 5 stars
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Kingdom: Insurrection Trilogy Book 3
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on 27 November 2016
Enjoyed the trilogy and has an interesting slant on the story which has been 're-imagined numerous times. Also from someone who hasn't any contection with Scottish Historical writing.
Taking Bruce from childhood to his final destination played on the sense of family legecy and obsession. There is also an understanding on how the common man effected the outcome of the conflict and shaped the man and King Bruce was to become.
The only issues that held me back in giving a higher rating were some of the character archs especially Alexander Seton. I can not understand why he was killed off when the real man lived and prospered under Bruce's rule. The ending to me finished abruptly. As it started with his childhood maybe ending with his last days would have made it complete fir me.
There were a couple of historical mistakes the main one being the misconception over the three lions. Which are in fact heraldic leopards, a bit of research would have confirmed this.
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on 1 October 2014
A great set of books to own and a good follow on from the Brethren Trilogy. I do think it was a bit far fetched in that he survived some seemingly near death experiences fairly easily but Robyn Young's passion for this period in history is undeniable and shines through. I'm not an expert on the history of the British Isles but this trilogy along with the Brethren Trilogy really made me investigate the battles and characters in the books and learn that these lads (and ladies) were truly tough as nails. A great set of hard backs for you any collection.
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on 3 January 2017
Another good read from Robyn Young. The variances from fact explained at the end and done to make an easier flowing storyline, although there are large gaps in historical knowledge around this time in history anyway. I will be reading more books by this author.
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on 9 December 2017
excellent as ever, lots of stuff that came out I was not aware of and obviously lots of fiction but it felt right
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on 29 August 2015
Having read the first two books this did not disappoint. It was the perfect final chapter in the pursuit of the Scottish crown by Robert the Bruce, and the even although most would know the final outcome, the adventure of getting there is presented in an exciting way.
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on 4 October 2017
An excellent book well written by Robyn Young. Only very slight criticism is the decision to change the outcomes of some of these historical characters although they may have only been secondary to the book.
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on 16 May 2016
Have read every Robyn Young book, and loved them. Had to wait SO long for this to be released, but it was worth the wait - a great trilogy, to add to her previous one. |Cannot wait to see what topic she covers next
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on 10 December 2016
Great tales from north of the border, interesting take on history. hard to know fact or fiction, but good story telling to say the least.
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on 10 April 2015
Excellent read, the story line keeps moving and the detail in the battle scenes is tremendous. I have read the brilliant Brethren trilogy and now the Insurrection trilogy which is of same level of excellence. The one problem was that I read books 1 and 2 almost 2 years ago and it takes a little while in book 3 Kingdom to get back into the events and characters. Will wait now to see what the next trilogy is!
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on 18 March 2015
Loved it. Good telling of the history of the period and an exciting end to the Insurrection trilogy. There was a lot of historical fact in it and I know that there was also a lot of 'padding out' to make the story more interesting - after all it is a novel, though a historical one. I like Robyn Youngs attention to detail - I have also read some of her other trilogies (Brethren) and have thoroughly enjoyed them also.
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