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andlt;B andgt;Destined for greatness...tormented by demons. The epic story of Henry VIIIand#8217;s transformation from a handsome, gifted youth to a murderous, cruel king.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Hal is a young man of extraordinary talents, astonishing warrior skills, sharp intelligence, and a fierce sense of honor and virtue. He believes he is destined for greatness. His father wishes he would disappear. Haunted by the ghosts of his familyand#8217;s violent past, Hal embarks on a journey that leads him to absolute powerand#8212;and brings him face to face with his demons.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;History comes alive from the first page to the lastand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;The Independentandlt;/Iandgt;) in this fascinating, previously untold story of how a charismatic, athletic young man grew up to become the murderous, vengeful King Henry VIII.

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Destined for greatness...tormented by demons. The epic story of Henry VIII’s transformation from a handsome, gifted youth to a murderous, cruel king.

Hal is a young man of extraordinary talents, astonishing warrior skills, sharp intelligence, and a fierce sense of honor and virtue. He believes he is destined for greatness. His father wishes he would disappear. Haunted by the ghosts of his family’s violent past, Hal embarks on a journey that leads him to absolute power—and brings him face to face with his demons.

“History comes alive from the first page to the last” (The Independent) in this fascinating, previously untold story of how a charismatic, athletic young man grew up to become the murderous, vengeful King Henry VIII.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;H.M. Castorandlt;/bandgt; is an accomplished writer and historian who had her first book published when she was fourteen years old. She studied history at Cambridge University and has always been fascinated by the story of Henry VIII. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Bristol, England. Visit her at HMCastor.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442474185
Author:
Castor, H. M.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Historical - Medieval
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Europe
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt: (spfx: spot uv + emboss); digit
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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Product details 432 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9781442474185 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Destined for greatness...tormented by demons. The epic story of Henry VIII’s transformation from a handsome, gifted youth to a murderous, cruel king.

Hal is a young man of extraordinary talents, astonishing warrior skills, sharp intelligence, and a fierce sense of honor and virtue. He believes he is destined for greatness. His father wishes he would disappear. Haunted by the ghosts of his family’s violent past, Hal embarks on a journey that leads him to absolute power—and brings him face to face with his demons.

“History comes alive from the first page to the last” (The Independent) in this fascinating, previously untold story of how a charismatic, athletic young man grew up to become the murderous, vengeful King Henry VIII.

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