The Sword and the Miracle

  • by Melvyn Bragg
  • Narrated by Frederick Davidson
  • 23 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the seventh century, at the dawn of Christianity, Bega, a bewitching Irish princess bestowed with miraculous powers, and Padric, a charismatic British prince gifted with the fiery power of the sword, sacrifice themselves for what they believe to be a greater destiny. Weaving historical details and the power of religious faith into a charged loved story, Bragg brings vigor to the Dark Ages in a riveting historical novel.

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What the Critics Say

"An absorbing epic...as splendid a ripping yarn as any of the best classics...The violence is truly awe-inspiring, the battles magnificent." (Daily Telegraph)

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Customer Reviews

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One of my favourites

I have listened to this many times. Always enjoyable. I love the historic references too
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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-11-2000
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.