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The Cunning of the Dove
Alfred Duggan

Classification : Historical Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753818282
Price : 499

About the book
St Edward the Confessor, King of the English, is commonly despised by historians; he was the last of his dynasty, and after his death his country was conquered by the foreigner. But that foreign conquest was exactly what St Edward had wished for.
In this novel Alfred Duggan brings to life different customs, races and languages, as well as the violence and struggle for power between the Godwinssons and other great Earls - a Saxon England which seemed too large a country to unite except in dread of the Vikings.

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Alfred Duggan
His tragic early death in 1964 robbed us of a brilliant writer who had travelled all over the sites of the ancient Mediterranean world, knowledge he put to excellent use in his eight historical novels...(+)
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