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Macbeth the King By Nigel Tranter

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The 11th century tale of MacBeth mac Finlay, King of Scots: the amazing true story behind Shakespeare's play

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Macbeth the King by Nigel Tranter

Across a huge colourful canvas, ranging from the wilds of Scotland to Norway, Denmark and Rome, here is the story of the real MacBeth.
Set aside Shakespeare's portrait: read instead of his struggle to make and save a united Scotland.
In this impressively researched and vivid portrayal, Tranter belies the popular perception of a savage, murderous ambitious king. Instead, he tells of MacBeth's struggle to make and save a united Scotland; his devotion to his great love, the young Queen Gruoch; the humane laws they fought for; the great battle they were forced to fight. And the terrible price they paid.

'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday

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He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history * Daily Telegraph *
One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers * The Times *
An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels * She magazine *
Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes * Scotland on Sunday *
Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting * Historical Novels Review *

About Nigel Tranter

One of Scotland`s best-loved authors, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died at the age of ninety on 9 January 2000.

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Macbeth the King by Nigel Tranter
Nigel Tranter
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