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King hereafter.

Dunnett, Dorothy.

King hereafter.

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Written in English


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Open LibraryOL17345835M
ISBN 100718121074

“Susan Fraser King’s Queen Hereafter transports the reader back to through the mists of Celtic history to the people behind the legends. In this story, as in the historical reality, love and romance jostle side by side with political manipulation and the horrors of war.


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King Hereafter book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan /5. --Washington Post Book World. With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past.

In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half /5(62). Buy a cheap copy of King Hereafter book by Dorothy Dunnett. Back in print by popular demand--A stunning revelation of the historical Macbeth, harsh and brutal and eloquent.

--Washington Post Book the same Free shipping over $/5(5). --Washington Post Book World. With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past.

In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half /5(). An page reconstruction of the life-and-times of the historical Macbeth, not Shakespeare's—and, though Dunnett's scholarly epic is rich in detail, irony, and elegant prose, most readers will find themselves yearning for the dramatic shaping and darkly vibrant characterization (not to mention the awesome concision!) of the Bard.

As in other 11th-century historical novels, we quickly learn. —Washington Post Book World. With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past.

In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan country of eleventh-century Scotland. Her hero is an ungainly young /5(13).

King Hereafter is masterful in scope and rich in historic detail but, for me at least, it is a long, cumbersome read, a bit dense and plodding. IF massaged, with less narrative form and more dialog, this probably could have been expanded to at least a 2-book series (not unlike her other collections), without comprimising any content integrity /5(88).

About King Hereafter. Back in print by popular demand–"A stunning revelation of the historical Macbeth, harsh and brutal and eloquent." —Washington Post Book World.

With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past.

Questions on King Hereafter Where did you find your research material for King Hereafter. Q I would like to ask Mrs. Dunnett how long it took her to research and where did she find all of the wonderful history for King Hereafter. A "A detailed answer would hold up Niccolo 8 for a month (my reading list alone was books long).

Briefly(!). --Washington Post Book World. With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past. In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan country of eleventh-century Scotland.

Her hero is an ungainly young 4/5(10). King Hereafter is Dorothy Dunnett's longest book and the one of which she was most proud. It is backed up by 5 years of meticulous research into eleventh century Europe.

From that research she developed the theory that Thorfinn Earl of Orkney and Macbeth King of Alba were one and the same person, with Thorfinn his norse name and Macbeth his. As an Anglophile with a particular interest in British Medieval history, Susan Fraser King's novel, QUEEN HEREAFTER, about eleventh century's Queen Margaret of Scotland was an easy selection when choosing the latest book I wanted to read/5.

King Hereafter ‘Families who need to hunt, to fish, to tend the fields and the flocks, to go a-viking to please their overlord can’t spare sons to enter the priesthood. How many priests do you think that you have, when the whole country can be served by an ambling bishop consecrated in Durham or York, with a comfortable living somewhere.

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King Hereafter book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan. The analysis of 11th century politics is deep, complex, and probably very accurate. The plot is anything but straightforward.

There's a lot of depth here, which serious readers will like. King Hereafter could easily be characterized as "deep reading". For these readers, this might well be a 5-star read/5(18). King Hereafter Paperback – Jan. 1 by Dorothy Dunnett (Author) out of 5 stars 90 ratings/5(90).

Free download or read online King Hereafter pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Dorothy Dunnett. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5. King Hereafter The Lady stared at him, and so did Sulien. Outside, as the disturbance came nearer, he could now distinguish Alfgar’s voice shouting in Gaelic. The whole book of King Hereafter is open for discussion.

If you have not read all of King Hereafter and care about what spoilers may occur, proceed no further. This is for folks who wish to discuss the whole book. You are welcome to post your thoughts about. King Hereafter, indeed any book with Dunnett's name on it, is worth reading if you appreciate superb writing, memorable characters, and dead accurate history.

While not well known in US, she still has a devoted following in UK, and deservedly so.5/5. DOROTHY DUNNETT Dorothy Dunnett was born in Dunfermline, Scotland.

She is the author of the Francis Crawford of Lymond novels; the House of Niccolò novels; seven mysteries; King Hereafter, an epic novel about Macbeth; and the text of The Scottish Highlands, a book of photographs by David Paterson, on which she collaborated with her husband, Sir Alastair Dunnett.4/5(32).

--Washington Post Book World. With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past.

In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half /5(77). Get this from a library. King hereafter. [Dorothy Dunnett] -- It is the eleventh century and in the isles of Orkney a young boy is born.

He is named Thorfinn, baptised as Macbeth. To the north are the warring Vikings and south lies Alba -- the Scottish. This is the backdrop for Susan Fraser King’s absorbing historical novel, Queen Hereafter, which imagines the life of Queen Margaret. Margaret, the Hungarian-born Saxon/Scottish saint, was a refugee herself, thanks to the chaos surrounding the Saxon revolt and the Battle of Hastings.

The information about Queen Hereafter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. DUNNETT: KING HEREAFTER: Chapter Discussions "A stunning revelation of the historical Macbeth, harsh and brutal and eloquent." Washington Post Book World.

Get this from a library. King hereafter: a novel. [Dorothy Dunnett] -- A novel of the historical figure of Macbeth. Dorothy Dunnett is best known for her two superb series of historical fiction - The Lymond Chronicles, and The House of Niccolo - set in the 15th and 16th centuries and ranging all over Europe and the Mediterranean while being anchored in Scotland, and for King Hereafter, the 11th century story of Earl Thorfinn of Orkney whom Dorothy believed was also King Macbeth/5(77).

King Hereafter () About book: Originally published on my blog here in March Dorothy Dunnett's novel of Scotland in the Dark Ages concerns the historical Macbeth - or does it. She certainly knows more about the situation in eleventh century Scotland than Shakespeare did (Macbeth ruled just before the Norman conquest of England), but her plot relies on an identification between two.

Author:Dunnett, Dorothy. King Hereafter. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:VERYGOOD.

Dorothy Dunnett, King Hereafter, originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, As a post discussion commentary about my Summer Read book selection, King Hereafter, I offer here a few of my impressions about the writing style of the Scottish author, Dorothy Dunnett.I have not done an exhaustive search to learn more about this author other than perusing some of the.

I’d also like to get hold of a film of Macbeth first, as I’m sure that King Hereafter will give me a rather different perspective from the one I’d have had before.

The thing I really loved about the novel, especially in the aftermath of Neil Oliver’s Vikings book, is that it shows me my ‘sceptred isle’ at a very unfamiliar moment. King Hereafter, her only standalone historical novel, is set in eleventh-century Orkney and Scotland (known at that time as Alba) and is based around the idea that Macbeth, the historical King of Alba, and Thorfinn, Earl of Orkney, were the same person – Macbeth being Thorfinn’s baptismal name.

Whether that might be true or not, the case. Buy King Hereafter by Dorothy Dunnett online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).

Dorothy Dunnett, King Hereafter, originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, One of the challenges faced by readers of King Hereafter is that. —Washington Post Book World.

With the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past. In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan country of eleventh-century Scotland.

Her hero is an ungainly young. King Hereafter, the story of Macbeth told in a way that makes you really really like him and feel really really sorry he didn't beat the odds. Then again, historical fiction never has a happy. Quotes from King Hereafter.

― Dorothy Dunnett, quote from King Hereafter “You have only to lift your hand,' Thorkel Fostri said. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

--Washington Post Book the same meticulous scholarship and narrative legerdemain she brought to her hugely popular Lymond Chronicles, our foremost historical novelist travels further into the past. In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half /5(45).

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5().This series is a 6 volume series, which was followed by an 8 part prequel series known as The House of Nicolo. Other than her successful historical novel series, author Dunnett also wrote a book based on Macbeth, which is called as King Hereafter.In King Hereafter, Dorothy Dunnett's stage is the wild, half-pagan country of eleventh-century Scotland.

Her hero is an ungainly young earl with a lowering brow and a taste for intrigue. He calls himself Thorfinn but his Christian name is Macbeth.