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Author Wilde, James.

Title Hereward
Published [Place of publication not identified] : TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD, 2011


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Description 384 pages ; 2.80 x 15.60 cm
Summary 1062: While the ailing King Edward, known as the Confessor, wastes his final days building monuments to God, across the Channel the brutal William the Bastard of Normandy plots to swamp all England in a tide of blood.The war drums are beating, the ravens are gathering. But with the kings closest advisors scheming and squabbling, any hope of resistance to the Norman duke lies with just one man.Hereward, the King of Terror.Hereward is a warrior, trained in the lethal art of spear, axe and sword, a master tactician, a mercenary, and, to both ally and enemy, the devil in human form - as adept at slaughter as the foes gathering to claim Edwards throne. Yet the men who need him most have made him outlaw, and Hereward must carve a bloody swathe from the frozen hills of Northumbria to the war-torn fields of Flanders just to stay alive.Here, during the darkest age in history, are the early days of the man who would be forged into one of Englands greatest heroes. It is the story of two mismatche
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ISBN 9780593064894 paperback
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