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Crusade

Elizabeth Laird

TWO BOYS. TWO FAITHS. ONE UNHOLY WAR . . .

When Adam’s mother dies unconfessed, he pledges to save her soul with dust from the Holy Land. Employed as a dog-boy for the local knight, Adam grabs the chance to join the Crusade to reclaim Jerusalem. He burns with determination to strike down the infidel enemy . . .

Salim, a merchant’s son, is leading an uneventful life in the port of Acre – until news arrives that a Crusader attack is imminent.To keep Salim safe, his father buys him an apprenticeship with an esteemed, travelling doctor. But Salim’s employment leads him to the heart of Sultan Saladin’s camp – and into battle against the barbaric and unholy invaders . . .

Length: 400 pages
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780330456999
Published: 05/02/2008


Elizabeth Laird

Elizabeth Laird

Elizabeth Laird has been nominted five times for the Carnegie Medal, and has won both the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award. Her novels include Secrets of the Fearless, A Little Piece of Groundand Jake's Tower. She and her husband divid...

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