Lion of IrelandeBook - 2013
King, warrior, and lover Brian Boru was stronger, braver, and wiser than all other men-the greatest king Ireland has ever known. Out of the mists of the country's most violent age, he merged to lead his people to the peak of their golden era. His women were as remarkable as his adventures: Fiona, the druidess with mystical powers; Deirdre, beautiful victim of a Norse invader's brutal lust; Gormlaith, six-foot, read-haired goddess of sensuality. Set against the barbaric splendors of the tenth century, this is a story rich in truth and legend-in which friends become deadly enemies, bedrooms turn into battlefields, and dreams of glory are finally fulfilled. Morgan Llywelyn has written one of the greatest novels of Irish history. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2013.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
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Brian Boru rises from a low position in his Irish tribe to become the king of a united Ireland in the 10th century.
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