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Warrior King

3.33  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 5 pages
Published December 31st 1974 by Heinemann Educational Books (first published June 1974)
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Harry Rutherford
Warrior King is one of several books in English by Sahle Sellassie, all now apparently out of print. It wasn’t easy to find much information about them so I just went for the one which was available cheapest second-hand.

It is a historical novel, telling the story of the rise of Kassa Hailu, who starts as an outlaw but eventually conquers the whole of Ethiopia and establishes himself as Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia.

The obvious comparison for me is with the brilliant Chaka by Thomas Mofolo, als
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