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<p><b>Globally bestselling historian Dan Jones makes his historical fiction debut with <i>Essex Dogs</i>, the explosive first instalment in an epic new trilogy set during the Hundred Years War. </b></p><p><b>July 1346.</b> Ten men land on the beaches of Normandy. They call themselves the Essex Dogs: an unruly platoon of archers and men-at-arms led by a battle-scarred captain whose best days are behind him. The fight for the throne of the largest kingdom in Western Europe has begun.</p><p>Heading ever deeper into enemy territory toward Crécy, this band of brothers knows they are off to fight a battle that will forge nations, and shape the very fabric of human lives. But first they must survive a bloody war in which rules are abandoned and chivalry itself is slaughtered.</p><p>Rooted in historical accuracy and told through an unforgettable cast, <i>Essex Dogs</i> delivers the stark reality of medieval war in the round – and shines light on the fighters and ordinary people caught in the storm.</p><p><b>Praise for Dan Jones: </b></p><p>'Jones is certainly an entertainer, but also a fine historian' <b><i>The Times</i></b> <br />'When it comes to rip-roaring medieval narratives, Jones has few peers' <b><i>Sunday Times</i></b> <br />'Dan Jones writes with pace, wit and insight' <b>Helen Castor</b></p>

ISBN
9781838937928
Imprint
Apollo
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
512
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<p>The first instalment in a new Hundred Years War trilogy, following a tight-knit group of archers fighting the 1346 Crécy campaign in medieval France.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR DAN JONES</b>: <br />
'Jones is certainly an entertainer, but also a fine historian' <i>The Times</i>. <br />
'When it comes to rip-roaring medieval narratives, Jones has few peers' <i>Sunday Times</i>. <br />
'Dan Jones writes with pace, wit and insight'

Helen Castor

Editions
ISBN
9781838937881
Format
eBook
Title
Essex Dogs
ISBN
9781838937911
Format
Hardback
Title
Essex Dogs
ISBN
9781838937928
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
Essex Dogs
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Title of Series
Essex Dogs Trilogy
Number within Series
1
BIC Code
FJH
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<p>Debut historical fiction from the <i>Sunday Times</i> and <i>New York Times</i> bestselling writer and historian Dan Jones.</p>

<p>Sony Pictures International have optioned screen rights to the Essex Dogs trilogy.</p>

<p>Dan Jones has sold over a million copies of his books worldwide.</p>

<p>MARKET: Bernard Cornwell; Conn Iggulden; David Gilman.</p>

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148
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229
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