Books : Historical novel
April 1234.A group of soldiers led by Martin ÇTtipia, the last Navarrese lieutenent in Vitoria, arrive at the Tudela castle.The cavalier wants to pay his last respects to Sancho the Strong,King of Navarre,who died only a few days earlier following a forty-year reign.Ttipia is the last living person to know the real reason behind the Basque monarch´s decision not to come to the aid of Vitoria when Castilian troops under Alfonso VIII invaded coastal Navarre in the spring of 1199.Thus begins the story of Castile´s bitter conquest of Alava,Guipuzcoa and the Duranguesado,and of the relentless,unmerciful eight-month siege of Vitoria vat the hands of Alfonso VIII.Where was the king while Ttipia and teh people of Vitoria were holding out against the most powerful army in the Iberian Peninsula?Why didn´t Sancho the Strong defend coastal Navarre sword in hand?These and other questions are explored in this compekking historical novel by Pello Guerra which recreates the siege of Vitoria and the heroic resistance of the populace.
VITORIA.ASEDIO AL REINO DE NAVARRA
Author: Pello Guerra
Genre: Novela histórica
- 10,95 €