The Tournament

  • by Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by Lucy Gaskell
  • 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The year is 1546.
Europe lives in fear of the powerful Islamic empire to the East. Under its charismatic Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent, it is an empire on the rise. It has defeated Christian fleets. It has conquered Christian cities.
Then the Sultan sends out an invitation to every king in Europe: send forth your champion to compete in a tournament unlike any other.
We follow the English delegation, selected by King Henry VIII himself, to the glittering city of Constantinople, where the most amazing tournament ever staged will take place.
But when the stakes are this high, not everyone plays fair, and for our team of plucky English heroes, winning may not be the primary goal. As a series of barbaric murders take place, a more immediate goal might simply be staying alive …

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OMG

I always love Matthew Reilly books but this brought so much more to into it and made the book so much more to love.
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- amanda boyd

Not sure why I kept reading.

There was way too much torrid sex going on. I liked the narrator. The storyline was predictable. There were some dramatic moments. I did enjoy imagining the unique places described in the book.
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- K Fletcher

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-11-2013
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd