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The Lion of Mistra

James Heneage

3 Reviews

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Rise of Empires, Fiction, Historical adventure, Fantasy, Historical romance, Historical fiction

'One hell of a fine book' Conn Iggulden

ROME NEVER FELL. IT BECAME BYZANTIUM.
AS OTTOMAN FORCES INVADE, ONE MAN MUST DEFEND HIS COUNTRY AND FACE HIS OWN PERSONAL DESTINY...


A rich tale of clashing empires and trade wars, lost treasure and tempestuous love in an age when the fate of the world hung on the survival of Byzantium, the hinge between east and west.

Luke Magoris, a descendant of the princes of England, is a man with a rare talent for war and trade. To him falls the overwhelming task of defending his beloved Mistra against the rampant Ottoman forces.

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Praise for The Lion of Mistra

  • A stirring tale of the struggle for Byzantium, Heneage brings to life both the tragedy and the

  • heroism - Tom Holland

  • Fascinating historical mysteries and vivid colourful characters. It's a page-turner fast enough to make its own breeze - Conn Iggulden

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James Heneage

James Heneage is the founder of the Ottakars chain of bookshops and the co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival. He has been fascinated by history, in particular Byzantine history, since a child. He now lives part of the year in the Peloponnese, where he has written much of his fiction to date. Otherwise he lives near Salisbury with his wife and family.

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