Agincourt 1415 A Graphic Novel by Will Gill
  

Synopsis

Agincourt 1415 A Graphic Novel by Will Gill

2015 marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. Agincourt 1415 - A Graphic Novel captures the events surrounding that cold, wet October day in vivid and brutal detail. The Battle of Agincourt is the story of courage within the English ranks and the masterful battlefield tactics employed by Henry V. It is also the story of bitter factional infighting amongst the French; of a high-stakes gamble which could have annihilated the English Army, and of the cold-blooded murder of French prisoners as the battle hung in the balance. Conveyed via a mix of third-person contemporary narrative and the first-person experiences of three fictional characters that fought alongside Henry that day, the book has been written to entertain and educate readers old and young alike. Meticulously researched in consultation with Professor Anne Curry, the world's leading authority on the battle, the armour, weapons, tactics and sheer brutality of medieval warfare have been faithfully depicted in the book's spectacular full colour illustrations, whilst the supporting text informs readers of the historical events and decisions that would lead to Henry V's victory against all odds. Henry V's victory over France on the 25th of October in the year 1415 was a truly remarkable feat, and one which has gained near-mythical status in England's long and bloody history. Agincourt 1415 brings the legendary battle and the events surrounding it to life.

About the Author

Having previously written for 2000AD, the British science fiction comic, Will Gill has combined a career in the legal profession with a passion for writing fiction and non-fiction.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Will Gill
More books by Will Gill

Publisher

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing
www.troubador.co.uk

Publication date

24th September 2015

ISBN

9781785890239


Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools