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The burning land : a novel

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Harper paperbackView all editions and formats
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The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.
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Genre/Form: History
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Alfred, King of England; Alfred, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 9780060888749 0060888741 9780060888763 0060888768
OCLC Number: 419855346
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : HarperCollins, 2009.
Description: xiv, 336 pages : maps, genealogical table ; 24 cm.
Contents: The warlord --
Viking --
Battle's edge.
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.

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