Little is known about Thomas Learmonth of Ercildoune, vassal and esquire of the Earl of Dunbar, poet and prophesier known as 'Thomas the Rhymer'. During the reign of the Scottish King Alexander III, a time when the sword ruled over all and the treachery of the powerful earls had never been greater, True Thomas became renowned for his extraordinary gift of prophecy - a gift which has echoed through the centuries. In this enthralling novel Nigel Tanter brings him and the wild and rugged times in which he lived to vivid and memorable life.'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday
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One of Scotland's best-loved authors, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died at the age of ninety on 9 January 2000.Review:
He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history Daily Telegraph One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers The Times An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels She magazine Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes Scotland on Sunday Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting Historical Novels Review An informative, entertaining read Daily Examiner He treats history with respect Financial Times
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110340328150
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0340328150