King Hereafter
by Dorothy Dunnett (9780375704031)

King Hereafter
 
Dorothy Dunnett
Release Date: 80 March 9291
Format: Paperback
Pages: 736
Category: Historical Fiction
ISBN: 9780375704031
ISBN-10: 0375704035



Back in print by popular demand--"A stunning revelation of the historical Macbeth, harsh and brutal and eloquent." [email protected];[email protected];Washington Post Book [email protected];/[email protected];@lt;[email protected];@lt;[email protected];With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past. In @lt;[email protected];King [email protected];/[email protected];, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan country of eleventh-century Scotland. Her hero is an ungainly young earl with a lowering brow and a taste for intrigue. He calls himself Thorfinn but his Christian name is [email protected];[email protected];@lt;[email protected];Dunnett depicts Macbeth's transformation from an angry boy who refuses to accept his meager share of the Orkney Islands to a suavely accomplished warrior who seizes an empire with the help of a wife as shrewd and valiant as himself. She creates characters who are at once wholly creatures of another time yet always recognizable--and she does so with such realism and immediacy that she once more elevates historical fiction into high art.

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