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“AS ENTERTAINING AS SARUM AND RUTHERFURD’S OTHER SWEEPING NOVEL OF BRITISH HISTORY, LONDON.”
–The Boston Globe


“Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that combines fact with fiction and covers 900 years in the history of New Forest, a 100,000-acre woodland in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches the histories of six fictional families, ranging from aristocrats to peasants, w
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Jul 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
Great - slow start, but rewarding sticking with it.
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I usually really love Rutherfurd, but this one wasn't as good as the others of his that I have read. It was decent, just not as good as some of his other stuff.
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Enjoyed the context of history, the implementation of Magna Carra being one of the pivotal points in time explored in this volume.
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Francis Edward Wintle, best known under his pen name Edward Rutherfurd, was born in the cathedral city of Salisbury. Educated locally, and at the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he worked in political research, bookselling and publishing. After numerous attempts to write books and plays, he finally abandoned his career in the book trade in 1983, and returned to his childhood h ...more
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