Raven: Blood Eye (Raven 1) - Giles Kristian (Paperback)
- R 236
- 7 Jan 2010
- Supply Source
- Giles Kristian
- Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Number of Pages
- 198 x 129 x 29mm (322g)
"An unabashed carnival of bloodletting and betrayal...Kristian has a knack for writing real blokes living their lives, not reciting their author's research." -- DAILY TELEGRAPH
"A gripping tale of action and treachery which splendidly conjures up the sounds, sights and smells of Dark Age Britain..." - HARRY SIDEBOTTOM
"A powerful, lightning-paced tale of the Norsemen in England..." - BERNARD CORNWELL
"I have been thoroughly overwhelmed by the sheer brilliance of Kristian's writing style, depth and colour of story, meaningful characters and clever humour. I have been most definitely impressed and have almost finished the 3rd book in the series. Time to return to the beginning and read again." -- ***** Reader review
SOME CALLED THEM WOLVES OF THE SEA. OTHERS SIMPLY CALLED THEM VIKINGS.
For two years Osric has lived a simple life, though he is feared and shunned for his mysterious past and blood-red eye. When raiders from across the sea ransack his village, Osric finds himself taken prisoner by their chief, Sigurd the Lucky.
Immersed in the Norsemen's world and driven by their lust for adventure, Osric proves a natural warrior and forges a deep bond with Sigurd, who renames him Raven.
But the Norsemen's world is a savage one, where loyalty is often repaid in blood, and a young man must become a killer to survive...
Raven: Blood Eye is the first title in the Raven trilogy. The story continues in Raven: Sons of Thunder.
- General Subject
- BISAC Subject 1
- Fiction / Historical
- BISAC Subject 3
- Fiction / Cultural Heritage
- BISAC Subject 4
- Fiction / Action & Adventure
- BISAC Subject 5
- Fiction / War & Military
- BIC Classification 1
- Historical fiction
- Library Subject 1
- Vikings - Fiction
- Dewey Classification
- General (US: Trade)
Brothers' Fury tell the story of a family torn apart by the English Civil War, and he co-wrote Wilbur Smith's No.1 bestseller, Golden Lion. In his new novel, Lancelot, Giles plunges into the rich and swirling waters of our greatest island 'history': the Arthurian legend. Giles Kristian lives in Leicestershire.