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Heretic by Bernard Cornwell

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Heretic by Bernard Cornwell

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In 1347 the English capture Calais and the war with France is suspended by a truce. But for Thomas of Hookton there is no end to the fighting. He is pursuing the grail, the most sacred of Christendom's relics, and is sent to his homeland to engineer a confrontation with his deadliest enemy.

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The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the number one bestseller Vagabond, this is the third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's Grail Quest series. In 1347 the English capture Calais and the war with France is suspended by a truce. But for Thomas of Hookton, the hero of Harlequin and Vagabond, there is no end to the fighting. He is pursuing the grail, the most sacred of Christendom's relics, and is sent to his ancestral homeland, Gascony, to engineer a confrontation with his deadliest enemy, Guy Vexille. Once in the south country Thomas becomes a raider, leading his archers in savage forays that will draw his enemy to his arrows. But then his fortunes change. Thomas becomes the hunted as his campaign is destroyed by the church. With only one companion, a girl condemned to burn as a heretic, Thomas goes to the valley of Astarac where he believes the grail was once hidden and might still be concealed, and there he plays a deadly game of hide and seek with an overwhelming enemy. Then, just as Thomas succeeds in meeting his enemy face to face, fate intervenes as the deadliest plague in the history of mankind erupts into Europe. What had been a landscape of castles, monasteries, vineyards a

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SKU GOR001549518
Title Heretic
Author By (author) Bernard Cornwell
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Page Number 400
ISBN 0007149883
ISBN13 9780007149889
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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