An international bestseller certain to appeal to fans of The Last Templar?the thrilling first book in a sweeping medieval trilogy On the eve of the. Robyn Young has worked as a creative writing teacher, financial advisor, folk Once I had the idea for Brethren, I read as many books as I could find on the. Brethren. Brethren Trilogy Book 1. By Robyn Young. Paperback. £ The epic first novel in the million-selling Brethren trilogy. The epic first novel in the.
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There are several traits that make Brethren a memorable novel, some of which also apply to Crusade, and others of which don’t. Hidden within its pages are the heretical brethden of a secret society within the Knights Templar. She It didn’t take me long to read the first part of the Brethren Trilogy called Brethren. Books by Robyn Young.
Jul 20, Terence M rated it did not like it Shelves: When Will does finally take his vows, do you think he is ready to become a knight? By a younger Robyn Young. The book has a sequel written by the same author. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wheels within wheels within wheels. As the author is a creative writing vrethren I was expecting more.
The Brethren Trilogy (Brethren) by Robyn Young
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Will longs to become a Knight Templar, but first he must serve as an apprentice to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, a man of dangerous secrets. Being a penniless writer, I bought many books from charity shops. When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly.
My profile clearly exposes my attitude towards all religions – I identify as a Secular Humanist – and try as I might, I can goung no joy or entertainment from listening to or reading about the horrors that Christians and Muslims inflicted upon vy own kind, and each other, and innocent secular citizens, in the name of the same God, in the times of the Crusades or in the past and current centuries.
I was fascinated, then, to discover that the book is not simply an ‘us-and-them’ I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Brethren as I hadn’t read a synopsis beforehand. We know very little about him. The premise is a good idea imperfectly executed.
The Children’s Crusade took place after the Fourth Crusade. Way too much info-dumping exposition, way too many flash back sort of scenes. The story begins two years after Brethren ends and is set entirely in the Holy Land. Large hard back copy of Robyn Young’s book Crusade. Quite a bit of the second novel is set there and the tight, winding alleys in the heart of Cairo are, I would imagine, pretty much the same today as they would have been.
Sometimes I bemoan the robym that I have too many books to read which means that it takes me a while to get to them all. See 1 question yokng Brethren….
This is not just a novel, nor just the first part of a trilogy; it is the beginning of an epic adventure that ranks with the best historical fiction I have ever read. If you love the Templars, the Crusades, ribyn the Middle Ages, this is the book for you.
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I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Brethren as I hadn’t read a synopsis beforehand. The author has put together what I think is a microcosm of what secular brethrem religious powers are at their worst and has wrapped that up in a drama filled, emotionally tense story.
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I highly recommend it. Do you think that Garin, in the end, gets what he deserves? I almost always finish any book I start reading.