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King Arthur: Dragon's Child by M K Hume
  

King Arthur: Dragon's Child

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It’s always good to come across another great historical series and this new trilogy from M K Hume looks set to be one. The first book follows the story of Arthur from childhood into manhood. Exciting, violent and bloody and full of historical facts to keep you gripped throughout. Up there with Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

If you like M K Hume you might also like to read books by Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden.

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King Arthur: Dragon's Child by M K Hume

The epic tale of the man destined to become Arthur, High King of the Britons The Dark Ages: a time of chaos and bloodshed. The Roman legions have long deserted the Isles and the despotic Uther Pendragon, High King of Celtic Britain, is nearing death, his kingdom torn apart by the jostling for his throne. Of unknown parentage, Artorex in growing up in the household of his foster father Lord Ector.

One day, three strangers arrive and arrange for Artorex to be taught the martial skills of the warrior; blade and shield, horse and fire, pain and bravery. When they return, years later, Artorex is not only trained in the arts of battle, he is also a married man. The country is in desperate straits for the great cities of the east are falling to the menace of the Saxon hordes.

Artorex becomes a war chieftain, and wins many battles that earns him the trust of his Celtic warriors and proves that Artorex alone can unite the tribes. But, if he is to fulfil his destiny and become the High King of the Britons, Artorex must find Uther's crown and sword. The future of Britain is at stake.

About the Author

M.K. Hume is a retired academic and is married with two sons.

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Publication date

20th August 2009

Author

M K Hume

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www.mkhume.com

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
528 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780755348671

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