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The Jester
The Jester
Author: James Patterson, Andrew Gross
Arriving home disillusioned from the Crusades, Hugh discovers that his village has been ransacked and his wife abducted by knights in search of a relic worth more than any throne in Europe. Only by taking on the role of a jester is he able to infiltrate his enemy's castle, where he thinks his wife is captive. With the unstoppable pace and plot ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446613842
ISBN-10: 0446613843
Publication Date: 2/1/2004
Pages: 496
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 449 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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One of my favorites - set in the medival times and the Crusades. Great character development - great plot with twists and turns to keep you on your toes. GREAT.
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Great book about treasure from the Crusades. Time setting goes back and forth between present day France and 1096 France.
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James Patterson's astonishing seventeenth #1 bestseller. I was unaware that this was a medieval historical novel.
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Set in the era of the Crusades. The story of murder and mayham brought about by Fudal Lords and one man's journey of revenge. Good reading, short chapters
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This is a very poorly written book. if you write a book that takes place long ago, you can't use language that wouldn't take place during that time. I can't recommend this book at all.
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If you're a fan of Mr. Patterson's Alex Cross, Lindsay Boxer, Michael Bennett and others of the same genre, be prepared to forget that type of story!
Written with author Andrew Gross, I can't help but wonder if most, if not all, of the book was written by Mr. Gross & Mr. Patterson just put his name on it!
I had a bit of trouble getting into the story at first, due to being used to Mr. Patterson's crime thrillers. However, once I figured out this wasn't one of them, it didn't take long to get interested.
This is a really good story, urging the reader to just keep reading to find out what will happen!
I highly recommend this book. If for no other reason, because it is quite a ride, and very different from all the other Patterson books I've read.
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This book was quite different from normal books by James Patterson. I truly enjoyed it :-)