JACK HIGHT SALADIN TRILOGY PDF

Taurn I mentioned in one of my status updates that not a lot was happening in the first hundred pages, this is true. The story follows a general arc of personal growth, mirrored in the growth of Saracen power in the Middle East. According to his website it was during his sophomore year at Harvard that he first read about the fall of Constantinople, which he later based his first book on. EagleKingdom and Holy War. He is trjlogy by Yusuf, a slight, bookish boy, for the price of a pair of sandals.

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I really enjoyed the fast pace, the battles and the overall story. What brought this book a star down in my view was how the way it portrayed Saladin in some parts as immoral. There are a few books out there regarding Salahuddin but this one seemed salavin a good start. His ambitious rise from a modest background to the heights of power is well depicted, complete with narrations of kitchen, stables, manners. The interplay between the two characters of totally different cultures and the interplay as they learn from each other is lovely and makes the book an ealadin read.

Mountford rated it liked it. Jun 19, Vinay Badri rated it liked it. After reading this book, I saadin straight out and bought Siege which jadk I could not put down and then pre-booked Kingdom and was not disappointed by either book. We also follow the fortunes of a Christian called John, who is bought by the boy, still then called Yusuf. This is the 12th century, every male everywhere in the world was trained to fight, and in a war territory which the Middle East definitely was it was mandatory.

This is the gripping conclusion of the Saladin Trilogy, the story of the legendary war leader who united Arabia. To view it, click here. Dec 07, Paul rated it it was ok. Book One of the Saladin Trilogy. The author did not do his research and the book is full with big number of mistakes, in short if it was not for a fictive European slave boy, Saladin never existed careful spoilers: John deflected the incoming blow and pushed Yusuf away.

Thanks for telling us about trilogj problem. Oct 11, John Salter rated it really liked it. On one hand, it shows the cultured, tolerant side of the future leader, I found this book interesting as Western portrayals of the Crusades usually inevitably focus on the Christian side of things and only give you glimpses of Saladin. That fact alone could have driven me through the series.

I think a pill of realism trliogy required at times but does not dettach itself from a book with a richly described world and story to follow.

This is a very gripping historical novel about Saladin. Book One of the Saladin Trilogy: It is an engrossing read and the author has included notes that shed light on the historical records and sources he has used. Refresh and try again. He united the peoples of Allah, recaptured Jerusalem, and drove the Crusaders to the very edge of the sea. I expected much more from this book.

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JACK HIGHT SALADIN TRILOGY PDF

Salah ad-Din, or Saladin as he is known to the Franks, was a Kurd, the son of 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. He battled, and in the end tamed King Richard the Lionheart, who well deserved his savage name. He was a great man, the greatest man that I ever knew, but when I first met him, he was only a skinny child. The Chronicle of Yahya al-Dimashq. But alongside the legend of Saladin there is another story.

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Jack Hight

Welcome to the site of Jack Hight. Please make yourself at home. For more than a thousand years the mighty walls of Constantinople have protected this furthest outpost of Christianity. But now endless ranks of Turkish warriors cover the plains before them, the most fearsome force the world has ever seen. No European army will help: Constantinople is on its own.

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Kingdom : Book Two of the Saladin Trilogy

I really enjoyed the fast pace, the battles and the overall story. What brought this book a star down in my view was how the way it portrayed Saladin in some parts as immoral. There are a few books out there regarding Salahuddin but this one seemed salavin a good start. His ambitious rise from a modest background to the heights of power is well depicted, complete with narrations of kitchen, stables, manners. The interplay between the two characters of totally different cultures and the interplay as they learn from each other is lovely and makes the book an ealadin read.

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In this, the final volume of the Saladin Trilogy, Richard the Lionheart makes his long-awaited appearance in the Holy Land, where he does battle with the forces of Saladin. In many ways, he was the perfect example of the knight-king. He was brave. He was hailed by even his enemies as a peerless warrior.

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