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Shadow on the crown

Author: Patricia Bracewell
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marrying the much-older king of England in the year 1002, sixteen-year-old Emma of Normandy is surrounded by a treacherous court and regarded as a threat by her husband before drawing on her wits to gain a few friends and protect her station.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Emma, Queen consort of Canute I King of England; Ethelred, King of England; Emma, Queen consort of Canute I King of England; Ethelred, King of England; Emma, Queen consort of Canute I King of England; Ethelred, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Bracewell
ISBN: 9780670026395 0670026395 9780143124351 0143124358
OCLC Number: 796756210
Description: xi, 416 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Patricia Bracewell.

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`A magnificent work of historical fiction, evoking time and place in a remarkable way' DAILY MAIL`This is one of the most enthralling and captivating novels I've ever read. It truly is an epic novel. Read more...

 
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