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Harold - The Last of the Saxon Kings

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Paperback, 552 pages
Published May 29th 2010 by Williams Press (first published 1848)
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Jose
Jun 01, 2013 Jose rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A bit hard to read, with the old English and French mixed into it but you get use to it. Of course being written in 1848, it is a book of its time. quite descriptive and very detailed.

I came into this book knowing the outcome from the start, which makes for a different reading than it would for people not familiar with the history of that time.

Actually, the old English and old French does give the book a lot of authenticity. Plus it is full of notes that i found insightful (especially compared t
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Fascinating story, very well written, but not an easy read...
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Interesting book.
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