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Watch Fires to the North
 
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George Finkel
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Watch Fires to the North

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Historical novel about the account of a boy to man's life as he sees the Roman legions leave Britain and the isolated northern community where his father was king and which he later becomes ruler.
Hardcover, 313 pages
Published March 25th 1968 by The Viking Press
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Also published as Twilight Province, this book is aimed at younger readers. It is told by Bedwyr, prince of the eponymous Province in northern Britain, looking back on the life of Arthur. Many of the traditional Arthurian characters are here, although sometimes in surprising form – Lancelot become Olans, a Gothic warrior. The story is not tied to any Arthurian tradition, but follows a typical line for modern Arthurian historical novels, with Badon being towards the end of the book.
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