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Wolf of Wessex by Matthew Harffy is an AMAZING read. It’s a masterpiece of historical fiction set in 9th century Wessex, and brings to mind the writings of Bernard Cornwell.
I was expecting this to be a book about werewolves based on the title and description, but I was pleasantly surprised to find my initial expectation to be quite wrong/5.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Sequel to Dorset forever"--Page i. Includes index. Description: viii, pages: illustrations (some.
Wolf of Wessex is a cracking read, dark and brutal just the way I like it. The plot grows at a decent pace and at every turn you are led by the author on a heart-gripping adventure. As much as I want to see Beobrand return Harffy has proved I’ll love anything he writes more please!/5().
Phone: Email:[email protected] Copyright ©Wessex Press Publishing Co. american express; diners club; discover; jcb; master; paypal. Alfred the Great (/ – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c. and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of father died when he was young, and three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before him.
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Wessex (/ ˈ w ɛ s ɪ k s /; Old English: Westseaxna rīċe [westsæɑksnɑ riːt͡ʃe], the 'Kingdom of the West Saxons') was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from until England was unified by Æthelstan in The Anglo-Saxons believed that Wessex was founded by Cerdic and Cynric, but this may be a two main sources for the history of Wessex are the.
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Rushing headlong through Wessex, Dunston will need to use all the skills of survival garnered from a lifetime in the wilderness. And if he has any hope of victory against the implacable enemies on their trail, he must confront his long-buried past – becoming the man he once was and embracing traits he had promised he would never return to.
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Ambrose and his friends flee Constantinople. The prince hopes to return to his native Wessex. Caught by pirates, they are enslaved on Crete, but manage to escape to Alexandria.
A long chase ensues, with a Byzantine admiral desperately trying to capture them. They are forced to fight and brave the open desert. Finally they manage to sneak into Italy, but even there the chase is not over.
Wessex Tales is a collection of tales written by English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, many of which are set before Hardy’s birth in Through them, Thomas Hardy talks about nineteenth century marriage, grammar, class status, how men and women were viewed, medical diseases and s: If Wessex Books could write its own personal ad, it might read something like this: "Community institution with many faithful customers seeking new owner.
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As we have come to expect from Matthew Harffy, Wolf of Wessex is a beautifully crafted novel, the story and action carefully balanced to take the reader on a wonderful journey through 9th century Wessex. The skillful storyteller shines through on every page. And what a gorgeous book cover.
So atmospheric, it complements the book perfectly. The Return of the Native takes as one of its central themes--and, arguably, as its central character--the tract of windswept upland in Hardy's Wessex known as Egdon Heath.
The novel is deeply rooted in the folk customs of the residents of the Heath, and attempts to imitate their. After returning from Constantinople, Ambrose and his friends ride north with his brother the king to face the all-conquering Great Army of the Vikings.
The king of Mercia sues for peace and battle is averted. Fearing a massive surprise attack, Ambrose and his friends ride north as spies and join. Thomas Hardy - Wessex Novels - Far From the Madding Crowd - Tess of the d'Urbervilles - The Mayor of Castorbridge - The Return of the Native - Jude the Obscure - The Woodlanders.
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Wessex grew from two settlements: one was founded, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, by Cerdic and his son (or grandson) Cynric, who landed in Hampshire in or and became kings in or ; the other, known only from archaeological evidence, was situated on the upper Thames and was probably settled from the the Chronicle implies that this area was in British.
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When William Marchmill had finished his inquiries for lodgings at a well-known wateringplace in Upper Wessex, he returned to the hotel to find his wife. She, with the children, hadrambled along the shore, and Marchmill followed in the direction indicated by the militarylooking hall-porter'By Jove.
Wolf of Wessex then had a convert in me as soon as I gathered my wits from the breathless, heart-in-mouth, ancient magic imagery unleashed spectacle of the start.
As you know, I have known Mathew Harffy since he was knee-high to a grasshopper and still, every time I read a Matthew Harffy book, I find myself at some point saying to myself. 75) --Ch. 4 Across the Threshold: BC (starting p.
) --Ch. 5 Tribal Society: BC (starting p. ) --Ch. 6 The Coming of Rome: BC-AD 80 (starting p. ) --Ch. 7 The Roman Interlude: AD (starting p. ) --Ch. 8 Return to Tribalism: AD (starting p. ) --Ch. 9 The Ascendancy of Wessex: (starting p. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Wessex (england), fiction |. Wessex -- the ancient counties of Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Berkshire -- is remarkable for its economic and social cohesion as a region, and for the extraordinary wealth of its ancient remains.
In this authoritative survey, Barry Cunliffe sets the great monuments and famous sites in their full cultural context. LibriVox recording of The Return of the Native (dramatic reading) by Thomas Hardy.
Read by LibriVox Volunteers Clym Yeobright returns home to Egdon Heath, a scattered collection of houses on the isolated Wessex moors, and is caught up in a "love pentagon" which includes: his cousin, Thomasin Yeobright; the shadowy inn-keeper, Damon Wildeve; the controversial and romantic Eustacia Vye; and the.
This first NEW WESSEX EDITION was published by MACMILLAN in Bound in green linen boards, gilt title lettering to the spine. Green endpapers. It has its original dust jacket, price intact, spine ends are chipped, spine sunned- edges Rating: % positive. One of Thomas Hardy's most powerful works, The Return of the Native centers famously on Egdon Heath, the wild, haunted Wessex moor that D.
Lawrence called "the real stuff of tragedy." The heath's changing face mirrors the fortunes of the farmers, inn-keepers, sons, mothers, and lovers who populate the novel. The "native" is Clym Yeobright, who comes home from a cosmopolitan life in Paris. Rushing through Wessex, Dunston will need to use all the skills of survival garnered from a lifetime in the wilderness.
And if he has any hope of victory against the implacable enemies on their trail, he must confront his past - becoming the man he once was and embracing traits he had promised he would never return. Sophie Wessex, 55, has been on frontline of royal family's response to pandemic Has continued her volunteering spree by packing food and prescription parcels Donned a .The session will be run by Dr Nicola Finneran (Consultant Acute Physician), Dr Peter Haig (Associate Dean, Wessex GP School).
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