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The repression, anger and bloodshed of our own Game of Thrones

A review of Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims, by Toby Clements. The author’s pages are aflutter with the emotions of the Wars of the Roses

7 June 2014

9:00 AM

7 June 2014

9:00 AM

Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims Toby Clements

Century, pp.551, £16.99, ISBN: 9781780891699

When I took up archery it was a relatively niche sport. Then Game of Thrones came along, and everyone wanted a longbow. Since the HBO series put the Wars of the Roses back on the map, we have had novels by Philippa Gregory and Conn Iggulden, and this autumn there will be a history of the wars by Dan Jones.

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