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  • Published: 5 September 1991
  • ISBN: 9780140133400
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 800
  • RRP: $29.99

Here Be Dragons


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An absorbing historical novel of power and betrayal, loyalty and political intrigue in thirteenth-century England, Wales and France, centring on King John of England, younger brother to the brilliant Richard Lionheart, Joanna, his illegitimate but recognised daughter and Llewellyn Ab Iowerth, Prince of Gwynedd, a bitter opponent of English ways, laws and encroachment into Wales who becomes Joanna’s husband.

  • Pub date: 5 September 1991
  • ISBN: 9780140133400
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 800
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Sharon Penman

Sharon Penman is one of the most popular historical novelists writing today. Her bestselling story of Richard III, The Sunne in Splendour, was published in 1982 and her acclaimed Welsh trilogy, Here Be Dragons, Falls the Shadow and The Reckoning, was similarly successful. Time and Chance is the second in a trilogy that opened with When Christ and His Saints Slept (1994). Sharon Penman has travelled widely on both sides of the Atlantic researching her work. She lives in New Jersey.

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