The Sword and the Miracle Author:Melvyn Bragg "I am sure that Melvyn Bragg, one of England's foremost writers,is about to become known and loved by a huge audience in the United States. In The Sword and the Miracle, he takes an epic event from Britain's mysterious Dark Ages and tells it as a magnificent family saga. The result is an unforgettable tale-haunting, romantic, colorful, sometimes... more » frightening, always ripping. He is a master storyteller. I could not put this book down."