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242 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout. The Gripping, Atmospheric True Story Of The 'duel To End All Duels' In Medieval France: A Trial By Combat Pitting A Knight Against A Squire Accused Of Violating The Knight's Beautiful Young Wife.
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"'a genuinely suspenseful and well written piece of narrative'. - The Spectator"
"'succeeds brilliantly in combining page-turning intensity with eye-opening insights' Sunday Times"
"'Jager knows his territory well; we learn a good deal about medieval armor and weaponry, fashion and custom, the legal system and sexual ideas, court politics and religion. His skilful prose quickly ensnares readers in the web of the characters' invention, allowing no escape until very near the end- Sex, savagery, and high-level political maneuvers energize a splendid piece of popular history.' Kirkus Reviews"
"'A riveting account that will satisfy general readers and historians alike.' Publishers Weekly'As enthralling and engrossing as any [story] about a high-profile celebrity scandal today.' Booklist (starred)"
An engrossing work of historical intrigue in the tradition of Barbara Tuchmann's A Distant Mirror and Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose
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Book Description Broadway. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0767914163
Book Description Broadway, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # L4-202ri
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0767914163
Book Description Brand: Broadway, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0767914163_abe_bn