Check out the book review for The Silver Horn Echoes, A Song of Roland, by Michael Eging, as featured on the Rosie Amber blog.
Today’s team review is from Noelle, she blogs here http://saylingaway.wordpress.com
Noelle has been reading The Silver Horn Echoes: A Song Of Roland by Michael Eging and Steve Arnold
I chose to review this book because I am largely ignorant of most of the history of the Dark Ages, except for some marginal knowledge of Charlemagne, King Charles the Great. However, I am acquainted with The Song of Roland (La Chanson de Roland), an epic poem based on the Battle of Roncevaux Pass in 778, during Charlemagne’s reign. It is the oldest surviving major work of French literature. This book is an homage to that epic.
The Dark Ages was a time of great turmoil and the collision of empires. As the young Frank kingdom, led by King Charles, prepares to defend itself against the Saxons in the east, Roland, heir to the Breton March, has been relegated…
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