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Author: Jack Hight
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2011.
Series: Saladin, 1.; Saladin trilogy, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Salah ad-Din, or Saladin as he is known to the Franks, was a Kurd, the son of a despised people, and yet he became Sultan of Egypt and Syria. He united the peoples of Allah, recaptured Jerusalem, and drove the Crusaders to the very edge of the sea ... But alongside the legend of Saladin there is another story. When the Crusader army is routed beneath the walls of Damascus in 1148, a young Saxon named John is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria; Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Hight
ISBN: 1848542984 9781848542983 9781848542976 1848542976 9781848542990 1848542992
OCLC Number: 757411150
Description: 404 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: When the Crusader army is routed in 1148, a young Saxon named John is captured and enslaved. His master is Yusuf, a young boy who will grow up to become the warrior Saladin, nicknamed the Eagle; John will teach his young master the art of war, before returning west to serve first the King of Jerusalem and then King Richard the Lionheart himself.
Series Title: Saladin, 1.; Saladin trilogy, 1.
Responsibility: Jack Hight.

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'Hight's stirring book is brimming with all the excitement, action, romance and adventure that readers would expect from a tale set in the turmoil of the Crusades - but it is also an eye-opening Read more...

 
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