Eagle (Saladin Trilogy) [Jack Hight] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Salah ad-Din, or Saladin as he is known to the Franks, was a Kurd. THE SALADIN TRILOGY: EAGLE, KINGDOM, and HOLY WAR And here’s more info to take you beyond the books: 1) Conquest and Anarchy: The. Jack Hight is an American author who has released four books – Siege, based on the Fall of Constantinople and a trilogy based on the life of Saladin: Eagle.

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Hardcoverpages. Retrieved from ” https: Trivia About Eagle Saladin, 1. It was easy to read and get lost in the events as they unfolded.

John deflected the incoming blow and pushed Yusuf away.

Not just the story itself which is largely based on fact albeit written as fiction with some poetic license thrown in, but the manner in which it was written and the depth of research the author undertook to get the story written. There is one story where he wagers everything he owns on a fight just to save the honour of a slave girl.

He united the peoples of Allah, recaptured Saladih, and drove the Crusaders to the very edge of the sea. So it’s going to be interesting to see how Jack’s future books go, as that highy ended up being very one sided. Open Preview See a Problem?


I’m reading in tandem with the rather drier necessarily biography by Geoffrey Hindley, ‘Saladin, Hero of Islam’, and they go well together. In JuneSaladin marches into the Kingdom with an army of over 24, and in reprisal imposes a crushing trilpgy on the Crusader forces at the Horns of Hattin.

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It’s quite fascinating, and I’ve been reading Usama ibn Munqidz’s work when I decided to give a go to Jack Height’s trilogy, and I’m already amazed after finishing the first of the three novels. I thought it was basically a book about salahudin and his life with the odd character saying what a great or not guy he was. The interplay between the characters is still there when it can be, but by necessity the series has grown and moved on in the second book and there is more of a focus on the activities of the two friends Yusuf and John as individuals than there was in the first book.

Minor quibbles aside a right good rollicking read and real page turner jck anyone interested in the historical fiction genre and this period of history in particular. I really enjoyed Jack’s style of writing. More books by Jack Hight. It is an engrossing read and the author has included notes that shed light on the historical records and sources he has used. The end of the book!! Fools and Mortals Bernard Cornwell.


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Book One of the Saladin Trilogy Jadk s: Jul 25, Aaron Fielding rated it liked it. W F Howes Ltd Availability: Lists with This Book.

I expected much more from this book. I thought it was basically a book about salahudin and his life with the odd character saying what a great or not guy he was I was really looking forward to reading this book. But Saladin’s longtime ally, the Saxon knight John of Tatewic, is determined to negotiate a peaceful fate for Jerusalem A real treat to read this book.

In time, they end up on opposite sides of the conflict. K which of the three books will he actually be in! Preview — Eagle by Jack Hight. Mar 13, Jolyon rated it really liked it. Download Image Download Image.