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He soon becomes embroiled in a hunt for a mysterious book that could theoretically prove politically disastrous to a small sect within the Knights Templar, if not the Templars as a whole. The plot follows a boy named William who is a sergeant that hopes to become a knight.

The Roman Catholic Church was not so sure. Now this, of course, is personal taste.

With Insurrection, the author was older, wiser, more experienced as a writer. Brethren Trilogy Book 1.

This book brings together timeless human concerns and clearly redrawn historical situations. Everard goes to great brethfen to protect the secrets of the Temple.

As a Muslim serving the Christian mission, do you think he is hypocritical or a traitor? Nov 23, Josh rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Not to be confused with The Brethren novel. He managed to pave the way for the end of the Crusader presence in Syria and to unite Egypt and Syria into one powerful state that was able to fend off threats from both Crusaders and Mongols. On the whole, after a bad start, I did eventually enjoy this book and would definitely read the next in the trilogy.


Does he forgive himself for his own past? From the burning plains of Syria to the filthy backstreets of Paris and LondonBrethren is the story of Will Campbell, coming of age in a time of conspiracy, passion, politics and war.

The Brethren Trilogy

Does anyone really have a right to robhn Holy Land? Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The only thing that bugged me was the descriptions of eyes. Characters are very well developed and rounded.

Well actually I put it down for a few days and then decided not to pick it back up, because her story was just getting more and more annoying. Trivia About Brethren Brethre Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Crusade : Brethren Trilogy Book 2

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is not just a novel, nor just the first part of a trilogy; it is the beginning of an epic adventure that ranks with the best historical fiction I have ever read. Robyn Young was born in Oxford and grew up in the Midlands and a fishing village in Devon, during which time she won awards for poetry and edited a regular page in a regional newspaper.

May 21, David rated it it was amazing. If I could, Brethreh give Brethren 4. While most of the chapters started with beautiful description of the landscape etc. The ending gives you the feeling that you need to get to the second installment which is a sign of a good book that has a sequel. An engaging, well written and researched trilogy. Christendom’s desperate attempts to maintain a foothold in the Holy Land against a furious Muslim jihad is embodied by Sir William Campbell, a young, idealistic Knight Templar, and the devout Baybars Bundukdari, the sultan of Egypt, determined to rid the region of Western influence.


He yokng noted both for his military campaigns against Mongols and crusaders and for his internal administrative reforms. Sometimes I find that adds to the book as it means I go into it with an open mind.

Brethren (Brethren Trilogy, #1) by Robyn Young

I have read other novels where Baybars, the Mamluk leader of Egypt was the main character and her interpretation of him and his motives was just as believable. The Church could not bless a ‘crusade’ that was doomed to failure but the Church also did not stop it. Eleanor Bukowsky of on-line reviewers Mostly Fictionoffered a more critical opinion of the novel.

Adults cheered them along the route. It just cannot, for the simple fact that it is indeed a debut.