Off to Herstmonceaux tomorrow

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I’m off to Herstmonceaux in Sussex tomorrow http://www.englandsmedievalfestival.com I’ll be signing books, doing readings, and probably drinking quite a lot of beer over the weekend. Come along and say hello any time (Sat 23 Aug to Mon 25 Aug 2014, 10am to 6pm) and you can buy me a drink and get me to sign a…

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Review of The Iron Castle in The Times

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The Times was kind enough to run this review of The Iron Castle last weekend. I’m very pleased. This is the latest volume of the “Outlaw Chronicles”, Angus Donald’s gloriously entertaining reboot of the Robin Hood legend. Sir Alan Dale, once Robin’s faithful sidekick, is spending his old age remembering the past. He has now…

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Herstmonceaux and other appearances

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Hi all, I’m doing a few publicity things this summer and autumn and I just thought I’d share them with you. Got your diary ready? Herstmonceaux: England’s Medieval Festival I will be running a book stall for the full three days of the festival, selling my books, and doing a few readings, too. I’ll also…

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Signed hardback copies of The Iron Castle

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If you want a signed hardback copy of The Iron Castle, then go to Goldsboro Books in Cecil Court, Soho, London http://www.goldsborobooks.com I’m popping in there on Tuesday to sign a bunch of copies and they send them all over the world. However, they are full price and you have to pay for postage, etc….

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Some background info about The Iron Castle

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Warning this post contains SPOILERS.   I am one of those people who always looks at the Historical Note before he finished reading the book. It’s very naughty, I know. But it occurred to me that some of you might feel the same way. If the history of the Siege of Chateau Gaillard is unfamiliar…

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