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Jack Whyte is one of the popular novelist of the historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction genres. Author Whyte spent his growing years in Scotland, but moved to Canada in the year Since then, he has been living there and is mainly involved in his writing works based on the historical fiction novels.

As of today, he lives in his house located in Kelowna, British Columbia. The major work for which author Whyte is mainly popular for till date is a series of historical books which retell the stories of King Arthur, set against the backdrop of the Roman Britain.

The Skystone

His version of the depiction of the popular legend of King Arthur makes use of magic to explain how he ascended to his throne and became a powerful man in all over Jwck. The main plots of the series skhstone by author Whyte rely on the historical condition of the post-Roman Britain with the help of some artistic license, and supports the popular theory that King Arthur was destined to counter attack the attack the anarchy that was left by the departure of the Romans from Britain during AD.

Various other novels in the historical series written by author Jack also depict how the subsequent invasion and colonization of Britain took place numerous people wuyte the Northwestern Europe, such as the Jutes, Angles, Saxons, and Franks.

The series is based on King Arthur has been released all over the world and is known 3 different names. Other than writing historical fiction books in his skystnoe career, author Whyte also served as the bard in the official The Calgary Highlanders. He even performed a few tracks of song and poetry on the recording of the Regimental Drums and Pipes of Skystonne Calgary Highlanders known as the Eighty Years of Glory.

Before going on to become a noteworthy author of the historical fiction genre, author Whyte completed his education from France and England. Then he shifted to Canada in search of employment. The first job that he got was of an English teacher in a high school in Canada.


Whyte continued with this job for a period of one year and then shifted his focus towards numerous other professions like singing, acting, music, and as an entertainer. The latter was the only job that he followed in his life in one form or the other for around 20 years. The Camulod Chronicles series written by author Jack Whyte consists of 9 books in total published between the years and One of the books in the series titled Uther serves as the companion to the initial 6 books in the series, whereas the last couple of books constitutes a mini series called The Golden Eagle.

It was released by the Tor Book publishers. The plot of this book shows how to find a different approach to a story that is already popular in the English language. With this novel, author Whyte has taken a great step backward to the older days of the rule of the Roman Empire in Britain in order to retell the stories of the Arthurian saga in his own style.

The main character of the book is depicted in the form of Publius Varrus, who was the last legionnaire of Britain. He is depicted as a common man having some aristocratic friends. Author Whyte has described Publius Varrus as a successful ironsmith and a soldier. Soon, the Romans begin to crumble around Britain slowly and Publius gets involved in some personal and political vendetta. With the help of his friends, he becomes successful in establishing a refuge in the form of a valley in order to keep the old virtues of the Romans alive and avoid the many faults of the empire.

Overall, the novel proves to be a fine description of Roman history and shows the details of everyday life during the 4th century Britain. Author Whyte has made some allusions to the original details of the legends of the Arthurian era until Publius Varrus comes in contact with a stone, a sword, a lake, and a Celtic tribe known as Pendragon.

This book was released by the Forge Book publishers in the year At the beginning of the novel, author Whyte has shown that the usual legend of King Arthur is known to everyone. People know that Arthur fought for justice against the cruel forces.

His father named Uther took a kingdom out chaos during the fall of the Roman Empire, and the fact the greatest king of England drew the sword Excalibur from the stone. But, author Whyte has said that the original legend of King Arthur does not tell the whole story. Therefore, he has very well described the despairing soldiers of Rome who were left abandoned by the empire.


In jaco difficult situations, the soldiers were left with the choice of going back home or creating one last hold against the onslaughters of the east and north. In the later parts of the book, Publius Varrus is described as the great-grandfather of King Arthur, who was a great warrior. He shed his own blood to lay the foundation of reborn empire.

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The Skystone by Jack Whyte

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