Download The Disorderly Knights: Book Three in the Legendary Lymond Chronicles Audiobook

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Author: Dorothy Dunnett Narrator: David Monteath Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Lymond Chronicles Release Date: May 2019 ISBN: 9781984844514
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This third volume in The Lymond Chronicles, the highly renowned series of historical novels takes place in 1551, when Francis Crawford of Lymond is dispatched to embattled Malta, to assist the Knights of Hospitallers in defending the island against the Turks. But shortly the swordsman and scholar discovers that the greatest threat to the Knights lies within their own ranks, where various factions vie secretly for master. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • Dunnett is a master of suspense and misdirection. The New York Times
  • [Lymond] is arguably the perfect romantic hero. The Guardian
  • Dorothy Dunnett is one of the greatest talespinners since Dumas. . . . Breathlessly exciting. Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • A masterpiece of historical fiction. The Washington Post
  • “Expert entertainment. . . . Dunnett can describe a duel more convincingly than Dumas.
    The New York Times Book Review
  • “Exciting, dangerous, fascinating.
    The Boston Globe

    “Dunnett is a name to conjure with. Her work exemplifies the best the genre can offer.
  • “Ingenious and exceptional . . . its effect brilliant, its pace swift and colorful and its multi-linear plot spirited and absorbing.
    Boston Herald
  • “Dunnett evokes the sixteenth century with an amazing richness of allusion and scholarship, while keeping a firm control on an intricately twisting narrative. She has another more unusual quality . . . an ability to check her imagination with irony, to mix high romance with wit.
    Sunday Times
  • “A very stylish blend of high romance and high camp. Her hero, the enigmatic Lymond, [is] Byron crossed with Lawrence of Arabia. . . . He moves in an aura of intrigue, hidden menace and sheer physical daring.”

  • “With shrewd psychological insight and a rare gift of narrative and descriptive power, Dorothy Dunnett reveals the color, wit, lushness . . . and turbulent intensity of one of Europe’s greatest eras.
    Raleigh News and Observer

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About the Author

Dorothy Dunnett (1923–2001) was the author of many novels, including the six-volume Lymond Chronicles, King Hereafter, Moroccan Traffic, and the House of Niccolò sequence.

About the Narrator

David Monteath is a voice talent and audiobook narrator. He was born in Glasgow and grew up in Milngavie and in the Highlands before returning to Glasgow. He appeared in various television productions during his teens. He trained at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and spent many years with the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. He is now best known as a voice actor and owns his own recording studio. He has voiced many thousand television and radio commercials as well as corporate narrations.