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Book Information: Road to Jerusalem, the

Road to Jerusalem, the (1998) [Novel]
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Series: Arn Magnusson
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

The hero of this historical trilogy is Arn Magnusson, born in 1150 to an aristocratic Swedish family. The Road to Jerusalem covers his childhood and education at the Cistercian monastry of Varnhem. There he is taught the best of spiritual and worldly learning, as well as being trained to become a master archer and swordsman by the giant Brother Guilbert, a former knight. At seventeen, equipped to become a monk or a warrior, Arn returns home, a young man and yet an innocent in the ways of the world. Two sisters cross his path: one seduces him, while with the other, Cecilia, he falls deeply in love. In loving two sisters he has committed a crime punishable by both civil and clerical authorities, and he is sentenced to serve 20 years as a Knight Templar in the Holy Land.

Original title: Vägen till Jerusalem
Original languages: Swedish


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanMedieval

Edition #1: Road to Jerusalem, the

Road to Jerusalem, the (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anna Paterson
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Road to Jerusalem, the (1998)

ISBN: 0752846469

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