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Shadow of the King

£39.99

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Britain lies uneasily at peace, and Arthur Pendragon, King of Britain, is secure in his stronghold in the heart of the summer Lands. Ever the fighter, he defies the advice of his wife Gwenhwyfar to sail for Gaul to defend his territories in less Britain, leaving his country vulnerable and leaderless. When word comes that the Pendragon has fallen in battle, Gwenhwyfar, at Caer Cadan with their small daughter, faces overthrow by the powerful council headed by Arthur's uncle, anxious to reassert Roman ways. She must struggle to assure a future for herself and her daughter, opposed also by Arthur's ambitious ex-wife Winifred, keen to advance her won son, Cerdic, as the rightful heir. But, unknown to Gwenhwyfar, events abroad mean a far mightier battle for the Pendragon throne - and the very future of Britain itself - lies ahead. Overall in good condition, some slight rubbing to the corners. Singed by the author.

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Comes with book sleeve, signed by author
Author(s):
Hollick, Helen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 by 24.5
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
043400233X
ISBN-13:
9780434002337
Number of pages:
562
Publisher:
Heinemann
Title:
Shadow of the King

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Britain lies uneasily at peace, and Arthur Pendragon, King of Britain, is secure in his stronghold in the heart of the summer Lands. Ever the fighter, he defies the advice of his wife Gwenhwyfar to sail for Gaul to defend his territories in less Britain, leaving his country vulnerable and leaderless. When word comes that the Pendragon has fallen in battle, Gwenhwyfar, at Caer Cadan with their small daughter, faces overthrow by the powerful council headed by Arthur's uncle, anxious to reassert Roman ways. She must struggle to assure a future for herself and her daughter, opposed also by Arthur's ambitious ex-wife Winifred, keen to advance her won son, Cerdic, as the rightful heir. But, unknown to Gwenhwyfar, events abroad mean a far mightier battle for the Pendragon throne - and the very future of Britain itself - lies ahead. Overall in good condition, some slight rubbing to the corners. Singed by the author.

Added value:
Comes with book sleeve, signed by author
Author(s):
Hollick, Helen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 by 24.5
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
043400233X
ISBN-13:
9780434002337
Number of pages:
562
Publisher:
Heinemann
Title:
Shadow of the King

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