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I am the chosen king

Author: Helen Hollick
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this beautifully crafted tale, Harold Godwinesson, the last Saxon King of England, is a respected, quick-witted man both vulnerable and strong, honorable and loving-and yet, in the end, only human. After the political turmoil and battles leading up to 1066, we all know William the Conquerer takes England. But Helen Hollick will have readers at the edge of their seats, hoping that just this once, for Harold, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Harold, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Hollick
ISBN: 9781402240669 140224066X
OCLC Number: 662405276
Notes: Originally published as Harold the king by William Heinemann (U.K.) in 2000.
"One kingdom. Two men. One crown"--Cover.
Includes an excerpt from The forever queen.
Description: 579 p. : maps, geneal. tables ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Harold the king
Responsibility: Helen Hollick.

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In this beautifully crafted tale, Harold Godwinesson, the last Saxon King of England, is a respected, quick-witted man both vulnerable and strong, honorable and loving-and yet, in the end, only human. After the political turmoil and battles leading up to 1066, we all know William the Conquerer takes England. But Helen Hollick will have readers at the edge of their seats, hoping that just this once, for Harold, the story will have a different ending. Praise for Helen Hollick:. "Readers who enjoy historical romance with a hefty dollop of warfare stirred into a setting of barbaric splendor will f.

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