The Templar Knight (Crusades Trilogy (Paperback))

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Born in 1150 to an aristocratic Swedish family, handsome Arn Magnusson is educated at a Cistercian monastery. As well as training to be a monk, he is to be a warrior, and becomes a master archer and swordsman under the tutelage of the giant Brother Guilbert, a former knight. But Arn is innocent in the ways of the world, and when two beautiful sisters cross his path, despite falling desperately in love with one of them, Cecilia, he is seduced by the other. Such a crime is punishable by both civil and clerical authorities, and, while Cecilia is banished to spend twenty years as a nun, Arn is sentenced to serve the same period as a Knight Templar in the Holy Land. As an occupation officer in Palestine, he discovers that the infidel Saracens don't appear to be brutish and uncivilised as they are portrayed in Christian propaganda. On the contrary, in love and war he learns from the example of his noble adversary Saladin that there's another side to the teachings of the Cistercians...

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2011. Pages: 496 in Publisher: Harper Collins A knight in the Holy Land. A woman in the frozen north. A war that kept them apart ... Among the last the bastion of God's holy warriors determined to save Jerusalem from the Muslims. Arn Magnusson of the Knights Templar is renowned as a man of compassion. strength. and faith. even among the enemy Saracens-Saladin and his Muslim followers. Yet. neither time nor distance can lessen Arn's pain of separation from his beloved Cecilia; confined to a cloister back home in western Gtaland. his betrothed. the mother of their newborn son. is a pawn in a war between clans vying for control of the crown. And when an accident of fate ings together Arn and Saladin. an unlikely friendship is forged that will alter the course of the Templar knight's life. and the history of Jerusalem itself.

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[Guillou] has a remarkable grasp of the mind-set of the period and always puts the emphasis where it would be for the people involved at that time, rather than ours. Some readers may find that disorienting, but a capacity for disturbing readers assumptions is even more a hallmark of good historical fiction than the inclusion of the Knights Templar.
Diana Gabaldon, Washington Post

Jan Guillou follows up the highly acclaimed The Road to Jerusalem with the second book in his Knights Templar trilogy. Readers of Bernard Cornwell, Conn Iggulden, and Stephen Saylor will find many page-turning thrills in The Templar Knight.

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