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The White Company

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The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War [1]. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, against the background of the campaign of Edward, the Black Prince to restore Peter of Castile to the throne of the Kingdom of Castile. The climax of the book occurs before the Battle of Nájera. Doyle became inspired to write the novel after attending a lecture on medieval times in 1889. After extensive research, The White Company was published in serialized form in 1891 in Cornhill Magazine. The novel is relatively unknown today, though it was very popular up through the Second World War. In fact, Doyle himself regarded this and his other historical novels more highly than the Sherlock Holmes adventures for wh...

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The white company is an old fashioned, slightly romantic and naive, but certainly interesting book. It is chivalrous in its account of late medieval chivalry, includes various interesting short stories, somewhat remotely connected with the main storyline but keeps the reader interested as long as he/she is not dettered by the archaic language.Love plays its part but from a distance. Brutality is there and though gently presented it is not hidden. And good always prevails though sometimes in mysterious ways.


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