Discussion over wine on "1356" by Bernard Cornwell!

A fast paced & wonderfully detailed historic fiction by Bernard Cornwell, one of my favorite writers. Both men & women will enjoy this novel.
Book description from Amazon:Bernard Cornwell, the "master of martial fiction" (Booklist), brings Thomas of Hookton from the popular Grail Quest series into a new adventure in 1356, a thrilling stand-alone novel. On September 19, 1356, a heavily outnumbered English army faced off against the French in the historic Battle of Poitiers. In 1356, Cornwell resurrects this dramatic and bloody struggle—one that would turn out to be the most decisive and improbable victory of the Hundred Years’ War, a clash where the underdog English not only the captured the strategic site of Poitiers, but the French King John II as well. In the vein of Cornwell’s bestselling Agincourt, 1356 is an action-packed story of danger and conquest, rich with military strategy and remarkable characters—both villainous and heroic—transporting readers to the front lines of war while painting a vivid picture of courage, treachery, and combat.

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  • Sheryl W.

    It was great to see everyone & get your input on the book! Sorry to those of you who couldn't make it; hope to see you next month.

    July 19, 2013

  • Melanie E.

    Nice time and good discussion.

    July 18, 2013

  • Joanne

    Didn't get a chance to read the book, but enjoyed!

    July 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm sorry for the last minute cancellation, but I won't be able to make the meeting this evening.

    July 17, 2013

  • Mindy B.

    Looking forward to meeting some new people!

    July 15, 2013

  • Maria

    I can't make this one but please let me know which book is next.I'd like to join you in the future.

    July 15, 2013

  • Sandra G.

    I am on vacation.
    See you next month.

    1 · July 13, 2013

  • Melanie E.

    Really enjoying the book.

    July 11, 2013

  • Debbie G.

    I wish I could attend but I will be on vacation at that time.

    June 22, 2013

    • Sheryl W.

      Have a fabulous vacation & take the book with you!

      June 23, 2013

    • Debbie G.

      Thankyou, I look forward to seeing everyone in August.

      June 25, 2013

  • Joanne

    I just can't miss this, you are all such great people, fun too! :)

    1 · June 22, 2013

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