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Author Cornwell, Bernard.

Title The burning land : a novel / Bernard Cornwell.

Publisher New York : Harper, 2010.
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Edition 1st Harper pbk.
Description xiv, 345 p. : maps, geneal. table ; 21 cm.
Series Saxon tales
Cornwell, Bernard. Saxon tales ; bk. 5.
Summary The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.
Note Originally published: Great Britain : HarperCollins, 2009.
Includes an excerpt frpm the author's The fort : a novel of the revolutionary war (p. 337-345).
Contents The warlord -- Viking -- Battle's edge.
Subject Alfred, King of England, 849-899 -- Fiction.
Vikings -- Fiction.
Saxons -- England -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780060888763 (pbk.)
0060888768 (pbk.)
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