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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (717 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland Narrator: Michael Maloney Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Arthur Trilogy Release Date: September 2004 ISBN: 9780807205433
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Thousands of knights and foot soldiers are mustering in Venice for the launch of the fourth Crusade. Among them in young Arthur de Caldicot, soon to dubbed a knight. He is thrilled to be part of this huge gathering; but all too soon the crusade falls into disarray.

War, romance, murder, family quarrels, power politics, the conflict between Christianity and Islam: all these are elements in an action-packed story that gives us a startlingly vivid picture of medieval life, enriched by earthy comedy and the magic of the Arthurian legends. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth | 1/7/2014

    " It took me forever to finish. Pretty boring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steve Shilstone | 12/4/2013

    " The Arthur Trilogy. A delight for fans of English history and myth. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patrick Degnan | 11/27/2013

    " This book was awesome, in my opinion the best one in the trilogy. It was a little hard to follow at parts but other than that it was great. And of course at the end it turns out that they all live happily ever after :).(maybe) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Romaskruse | 11/8/2013

    " better than the second book in the trilogy, not as good as the first, trilogy overall was between 'meh' and 'good'. How's that for a review? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Emily | 5/21/2013

    " And thus we see that a continuing chain of people will each in turn benefit from the stories the stone holds. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kendall Park | 2/8/2013

    " Out of this boring series, :( (no offense, Kevin Crossley-Holland) this last one was the best. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Wendy Roberts | 12/19/2012

    " Wonderful and poignant ending to a great series! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Emma Grace | 7/7/2012

    " I thought it went really slow. The first book was good, the second was ok, and this one was VERY slow. I could not read it very fast. It took me a grand total of two and a half weeks to read it because it was so slow! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Siri Feeney | 6/5/2012

    " I thought Crossley-Holland dealt perfectly with the realities of the Crusade, along with his terrific, almost hypnotic storytelling. His characters are understated and deeply portrayed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 4/24/2012

    " This maybe my all time favorite book along with the others in its series. I feel like the main character is me exactly, or me as I strive to be. It is extremely well written, and gives a n amazing perspective and detalis about medieval life durng the crusades. I recommend this book to everyone. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laurel | 2/2/2012

    " A very satisfying conclusion to the series! Everything was wrapped up, but not in that stupid cutesy sort of way. The surprises just kept coming! I absolutely adore the Arthur of these books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Valerie | 8/10/2011

    " I found the history of the medievial England and Wales interesting as well as the life of a crusader. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly's Sister | 6/15/2011

    " I loved this book! It is the best of the Arthur Trilogy. Everything was tied up so nicely. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Challis | 6/14/2011

    " interesting how the ending doesn't really wrap things up in a nice little package. But it is a great ending nonetheless. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Romaskruse | 5/22/2011

    " better than the second book in the trilogy, not as good as the first, trilogy overall was between 'meh' and 'good'. How's that for a review? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth | 11/24/2010

    " It took me forever to finish. Pretty boring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laurel | 5/17/2010

    " A very satisfying conclusion to the series! Everything was wrapped up, but not in that stupid cutesy sort of way. The surprises just kept coming! I absolutely adore the Arthur of these books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Challis | 3/25/2010

    " interesting how the ending doesn't really wrap things up in a nice little package. But it is a great ending nonetheless. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly's Sister | 4/13/2009

    " I loved this book! It is the best of the Arthur Trilogy. Everything was tied up so nicely. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 11/20/2008

    " This maybe my all time favorite book along with the others in its series. I feel like the main character is me exactly, or me as I strive to be. It is extremely well written, and gives a n amazing perspective and detalis about medieval life durng the crusades. I recommend this book to everyone. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Wendy | 9/18/2008

    " Wonderful and poignant ending to a great series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patrick | 3/30/2008

    " This book was awesome, in my opinion the best one in the trilogy. It was a little hard to follow at parts but other than that it was great. And of course at the end it turns out that they all live happily ever after :).(maybe) "

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About the Author
Author Kevin Crossley-HollandKevin Crossley-Holland has won accolades all over the world for The Seeing Stone and At the Crossing Places, the first two volumes in his Arthur trilogy. The Seeing Stone won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Tir na n-Og Prize and the Smarties Prize Bronze Medal, and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. He lives on the North Norfolk coast.
About the Narrator

Michael Maloney is a precious metals investment expert, a historian, and the founder and principal of Gold & Silver, Inc. He serves as an advisor on Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad team and speaks frequently on commodities investing.