Essex Dogs

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Forlag: Head of Zeus -- an Aries Book
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 464
ISBN: 9781838937911
Format: 23 x 15 cm

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«'Horribly compelling... Only Dan Jones can carry you through blood, piss and vomit and leave you wanting more'»

«'Vital, earthy, and heart-stopping... So deft and funny that you'd never guess this is Dan Jones' debut work of fiction'»

«'Few books manage to be as compelling on every level as Essex Dogs: it's adventure, history, and heart'»

«'The battles that shaped Europe from the point of view of the soldiers... Searing'»

«'With a cast of unforgettable characters, written with irrepressible verve and historical accuracy, Dan Jones delivers a compelling novel that thrums with swordswinging energy'»

«'A busy, urgent little masterpiece'»

«'Fascinating. Brutal. Real... Impossible to put down'»

«'War. Looting. Junkies. Pintle-tugging. The English abroad. Dan Jones takes you to the year of Our Lord 1346'»

«'A new champion has entered the front line of historical fiction to stand shoulder to shoulder with Bernard Cornwell... A full-throated charge onto the mediaeval battlefield, a rip-roaring adventure full of blood and guts, camaraderie and inventive curses'»

«'Essex Dogs is the first in a planned trilogy by the bestselling medieval historian Dan Jones. His mastery of his subject matter is obvious. The soldiers' lives are rather brilliantly recreated – the kit, the fighting, the boredom and discomfort. Jones is excellent on the battles, too, focusing on the violence and the panic'»

The Times

«'[Essex Dogs] is the first instalment of what promises to be an epic trilogy'»

History Revealed Magazine

«'The historical detail is totally authentic... Essex Dogs shows the total brutalilty of medieval warfare, but also the camaraderie of a troop of men who fight for each other and for England'»

Bishop's Stortford Independent

«'Battle-bloody, brutal and perfectly pitched... Jones captures the fear and frenzy of the fight and the loyalty and kinship of the Dogs in this slaughterous, sweary, swaggering debut'»

Daily Mail

«'Packed with historical insight, bringing alive not only the war, but the lives of the common soldiers... I can hardly wait for the next instalment'»

Historical Novel Society

«'Visceral and powerful, the reality of medieval warfare leaping from every page, it's gripping storytelling at its best... With a cast of unforgettable characters, this is historian Dan Jones's first foray into fiction and it's terrific'»


«'With its unflinching emphasis on the blood and guts of 14th-century battle, Jones's debut is not for the squeamish, but it's an enthralling, character-filled read'»

Sunday Times

«'Historian Dan Jones plunges the reader right into the medieval battlefield in this riotous retelling of the epic Hundred Years War between England and France'»