The title of this book is the singing sword the camulod chronicles, book 2 and it was written by jack whyte. Publishers weekly described whytes approach to historical fiction as a dirtbeneaththe nails version of the arthurian camulod and praised it as a topnotch arthurian tale. Jack whyte is a scottishcanadian novelist of historical fiction novels. The singing sword is the second in the camulod chronicles series by jack whyte. The singing sword 2 by jack whyte 1997, paperback at the best online prices at. The first book in the series, the skystone, provides a solid baseline for the singing sword and needs to be read first to fully understand the characters and plot. Jack was born and raised in scotland, was educated in england and france and moved to canada in 1967, where he has been living ever since. Buy the singing sword by jack whyte online at alibris. Singing sword, the by jack whyte signed first edition book see all titles by jack whyte we know the legends. Hes a blacksmith, but also the leader of the army at the colony. The singing sword camulod legends of camelot, book 2 by jack whyte book cover, description, publication history. This book gets a little racy in places, but the overall story moves forward.
This book series is the best ive ever read, and am rereading them 15 years after i initially did. This novel told of the fall of rome and the hardships that the world had to live with. Buy the singing sword the camulod chronicles new edition by whyte, jack isbn. As the great night of the dark ages falls over roman britain, a lone man and woman fight. Publishers weekly described whyte s approach to historical fiction as a dirtbeneaththe nails version of the arthurian camulod and praised it as a topnotch arthurian tale forged to a sharp edge in the fires of historical realism. In the singing sword, the second book in the camulod chronicles, jack whyte s multivolume rendition of the history and prehistory of arthurian england, the roman empire is nearing its end in britain and a community of roman colonists is attempting to create a society to outlast the difficult times they see ahead.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. You might be a brand new, dropin visitor compelled by nothing more than curiosity, in which case i hope youll take the time to look around in. This is the second book in whyte s camulod chronicles, a saga of the arthurian legend. This book was released by the forge book publishers in the year 1994. First and foremost, jack whyte is one of the most prolific authors of historical fiction that has ever picked up a pen. The book, the singing sword, was the tale of life before king arthur. The camulod chronicles is his greatest work, a stunning retelling of one of our greatest legends. Vulcans laughterhello, and welcome to my website, whoever you may beand there are two possibilities attached to that. Arthur, who brought justice to a land that had known only cruelty and force. The singing sword is a historical fiction novel written by jack whyte, first published in 1993. It was published by forge trade and has a total of 384 pages in the book. The singing sword continues the gripping epic begun in the skystone. This book follows publius varrus, as did the last one. The dream of eagles, volume 2 camulod chronicles kindle edition by whyte, jack.
With the sword excalibur being made, troubles come with the greatness of it. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. I couldnt find my original book, the singing sword, so i ordered this one, and the textgeneral formatting even with the maps looks like nothing more than a blown up version of the small, compact paperback books formatting that the rest of the series uses, including book 1, the skystone. At the beginning of the novel, author whyte has shown that the usual legend of king arthur is known to everyone. A sequel to the skystone, this rousing tale continues whytes nutsandbolts, nitty gritty, dirtbeneaththenails version of the rise of arthurian camulod and the. It is very much a sequel to the skystone, but its also the book truly beginning to turn the camulod chronicles into a. Jack whyte is a scotsborn, awardwinning canadian author whose poem, the faceless one, was featured at the 1991 new york film festival. Arthur brought justice to a land that had known only cruelty and force. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the singing sword. The singing sword the camulod chronicles, book 2 by jack. The eagle brings us at last to the heart of the tale, the creation of fabled camelot and the love story that enshrined its glory. The dream of eagles, volume 2 camulod chronicles published may 17th 2002 by forge books kindle edition, 384 pages. Jack whyte has written a lyrical epic, retelling the myths behind the boy who would become the man who would be kingarthur pendragon.
Exploring the drama, passion and violence woven into englands most vibrant history, the singing sword continues jack whyte s bestselling chronicle of the dream that gave birth to an enduring legend. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the singing sword. Click download or read online button to get jack whyte book now. Beginning with the skystone, the first in his riveting camulod chronicles, jack whyte has embarked on an ambitious and remarkable retelling of the arthurian cycle, giving us a fresh and compelling take on a story that has been beloved for centuries. Exploring the drama, passion and violence woven into englands most vibrant history, the singing sword continues jack whytes bestselling chronicle of the dream that gave birth to an enduring legend. A sequel to the skystone, this rousing tale continues whytes nutsandbolts, nitty gritty, dirtbeneaththenails version of the rise of arthurian camulod and the beginning of britain as a distinct entity. If you enjoyed the first book in the series the skystone, then you will enjoy this one too. He writes the camulod chronicles aka legends of camelot, the knights templar trilogy and the guardians trilogy. The singing sword in the eagle series by jack whyte is an excellent second book in this saga about camelot.
Lots of surprises at the end of the book for the future. He has shown us, as diana gabaldon said, the bone beneath the flesh of legend. Jack whyte is an incredible storyteller and this book is one of the best i have ever read. Check out this sneak peek at the prequel to the skystone. The singing sword by jack whyte penguin random house canada. See all books authored by jack whyte, including the skystone, and the singing sword, and more on. With the camulod chronicles, jack whyte tells us what legend has forgotten. The singing sword by jack whyte signed first edition book. First and foremost, jack whyte is one of the most prolific authors of. Whyte s major work to date is the a dream of eagles series as it is titled in canada, but known as the camulod. These are historical novels, as opposed to the fantasy books that generally populate the arthurian genre. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Jack whyte is an author and writer born and raised in scotland, but has been living in kelowna, british columbia, canada since 1967.845 139 1566 884 473 1051 450 810 1419 1245 610 662 1509 753 1369 1385 1094 769 1183 216 1287 425 648 298 10 387 284 433 977