By (author) George Green
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Hound by George Green
Book DescriptionThis is the tale of one man's journey from the heart of the Roman Empire to a distant, rough-hewn land where warriors delight equally in the sound of the sword and the song of the poet - a world where honour is more important than life itself. This is Ireland, two thousand years ago. This is a time for Heroes, a time of battle, boasting, drinking and telling stories, a golden age when myth and history meet and mingle. The court of King Conor throngs with Heroes, but it is the boy Cuchullain, an outsider whose birth is shrouded in mystery, who will grow to be Ireland's greatest warrior. As he becomes a man, under the guidance of the long-suffering, somewhat curmudgeonly Leary, his friend, confidant, charioteer and narrator of this tale, Cuchullain's exploits become the stuff of legend. But, as the armies of the vengeful Queen Maeve gather at the gates of Emain Macha, Cuchullain must face both his greatest challenge and his dark Destiny...Retold as never before, this is a thrilling, timeless tale of heroism and friendship, of love and betrayal, of war and poetry. This is the story of Cuchullain, the Hound of Ulster.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553815344
(178mm x 106mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George Green
Creative Writing For Dummies Collection- Creative Writing For Dummies/Writing a Novel & Getting Published For Dummies/Creative Writing Exercises, Paperback (July 2015)
Three Creative Writing titles that will help you become the author you have always wanted to be! The Creative Writing For Dummies Collection includes Creative Writing For Dummies, Writing a Novel and Getting Published For Dummies and Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies.
Writing a Novel & Getting Published For Dummies, Paperback (April 2014)
Gives you the inside track on the art and science of breaking into the fiction-publishing industry. Taking you step by step from concept to contract, this book provides the tools you need to tell your story with skill and approach agents and publishers with confidence.
Mathematical Papers of the Late George Green, Paperback (April 2013)
Published in 1871, this collection comprises the influential first essay by mathematical physicist George Green (1793-1841) and nine further papers.
Where to Watch Birds in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by George Green
A revised and expanded edition of this useful guide for any birdwatcher in the counties of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. All significant birdwatching areas in the region are covered, providing all the information necessary to make the most of each trip, whatever the time of year.
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Author Biography - George Green
George Green was born in Dublin in 1956 and brought up in Tipperary, where he lived in a house built on an ancient burial mound. After university he embarked on a career in sport and leisure in the hope that it would not be too difficult and help him meet girls. Ten years later he realized his mistake, took an MA in Creative Writing, began teaching and now works for the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Hound is his first novel.
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