The Road to Jerusalem
Arn Magnusson, born in Sweden in the year 1150, was donated to do God's work on earth as a small child and grows up among the monks. When reaching manhood, he falls in love with Cecelia, who becomes with child. After a betrayal from Cecelia’s sister, Arn is condemned to serve twenty years in the Holy Land as a Knight Templar.
This is the first book in the “Crusades trilogy”, which tells the story of the fictional character Arn Magnusson.
Jan Guillou (born in 1944) is a writer and journalist who published his first book in 1971. Since then almost 50 books have followed. Among them are a series of spy fiction novels with the main character Carl Hamilton and one with historical fiction novels featuring Arn Magnussson, a Swedish Knight Templar.