Reviews

  • One of the most interesting historical novels of recent times

    The Tablet
  • Iggulden's Dunstan is a vivid, convincing character

    BBC History Magazine
  • This engrossing novel is rich in intrigue, with Iggulden breathing life into this remarkable and complex figure who played a vital role in safeguarding a newly united England

    Daily Express
  • Iggulden... tells an absolutely cracking story... the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent

    The Times
  • Iggulden takes what you thought was a ho-hum era and peopled it with characters so finely honed it becomes a gripping and glorious legend. Can't fault the man. Brilliant!

    Weekend Sport
  • Breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of times

    Star
  • Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction

    The Daily Mirror
  • Compelling reading

    Woman and Home
  • Superbly plotted and paced

    The Times