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The last English king

by Julian Rathbone

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Harold, King of England, 1022?-1066 -- Fiction,
    • Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066 -- Fiction,
    • Kings and rulers -- Fiction,
    • Anglo-Saxons -- Fiction,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Edward, the Confessor, 1042-1066 -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 1997.

      StatementJulian Rathbone.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6068.A8 L28 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 381 p. ;
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50947M
      ISBN 100312242131
      LC Control Number99055913

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