A Land Divided : The Blood of Kings

  • by K. M. Ashman
  • Narrated by Napoleon Ryan
  • Series: The Blood of Kings
  • 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

1081. William's bloody conquest is over and Britain is under Norman rule. But one bastion of resistance remains: Wales. A divided land where brother fights brother and kings battle for power. The English use this to further their own ends, and while one king is tempted by an offer he cannot resist, the others wage war over long-forgotten feuds.
Gruffydd Ap Cynan, true heir to the kingdom of Gwynedd, is in exile across the sea. When he hears of the betrayal of the Welsh people by the imposter in his throne, Gruffydd unites with Tewdwr, a monarch deposed by the traitors, and they forge an army from the ashes of their kingdoms. But Tewdwr's wife and daughter - the source of much of the allies' strength - are a weakness their enemies will exploit.
Betrayal, treachery, and war await, but both men know they must fight to the bitter end, when the sundered lands of Wales are drenched... in the blood of kings.

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let down by narration

I'm afraid I didn't like the narrator. There was very little distinction between characters, so it was difficult to keep track of the story, particularly when it was two women or two men speaking. I also think that they should have picked someone better at accents, since the book is full of Welsh and Irish characters. There's a fine line between a Welsh accent sounding like an Indian accent and the narrator crossed it a few times! The story itself was mediocre.
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- Amazon Customer

A little bit on the sex and PPaedophlia against young princess

The title AND PICTURE suggest a book full of interest Welsh clan fights for control of W Wales In the end let it run on mute in living room disappointed both in say it was written and misleading title
Should really have said child abuse between. 1040-1080 in Wales
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- D7Soay "SpecOps Sergeant"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2015
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio