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Written in Shakespearean blank verse, this rousing drama treats the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England in 1066 AD. Here is the blurb from the back cover: Tostig Godwinson has gone too far: Northumbria is in chaos and now an embassy speeds southward to plead with King Edward for his ouster. Meanwhile, Tostig's brother Harold - the king's most powerful ally - has shipwrecked abroad. Unaware of developments back home, he soon becomes entangled with the treacherous Duke of Normandy, a ruthless man with designs upon the English throne.Will Harold return in time to save his wayward brother? Or is Tostig past saving? And what of the king's frail health? Or the duke's vigor? This is a play about fraternal devotion - and romance - and loss - and ultimately, power. It is also a tale of history. As in any such depiction certain liberties have been taken. And yet, incredibly, most of what transpires really happened..

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  • ISBN-13: 9781482351439
  • ISBN-10: 1482351439
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.31 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds
  • Page Count: 132

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