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The empty throne

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Rearsby, Leicester : WF Howes Ltd, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. His wife is a formidable fighter and great leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom. And she is without her strongest warrior and champion, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The scene is set for an explosive battle between elders and warriors for the empty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 9781510012394 1510012397
OCLC Number: 928967865
Notes: Standard print edition originally published: London: Harper, 2014.
Description: 421 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. His wife is a formidable fighter and great leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom. And she is without her strongest warrior and champion, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The scene is set for an explosive battle between elders and warriors for the empty throne.

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