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Britain's leading historical novelist brings us an anti-hero as fascinating today as he was 1,000 year ago.

Tenth-century England. A time of violence and greed between tribes and nations, when the rule of the kingdom was determined by a warrior's strength and skill. The original game for the English throne.

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