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In the history of Great Britain, Anglo-Saxon England refers to the historical land roughly corresponding to present-day England, as it existed from the 5th to the 11th century, but not including Devon until the 9th century.
“ If nature abhors a vacuum, historiography loves a void because it can be filled with any number of plausible accounts; Howe, Nicholas, Anglo-Saxon England and the postcolonial void ”
“ She knew them by their thick woven cloaks, their hanging hair and beards, and their Anglisc voices: words drumming like apples spilt over wooden boards, round, rich, stirring. Like her father’s words, and her mother’s, and her sister’s. Utterly unlike Onnen’s otter-swift British or the dark liquid gleam of Irish. Hild spoke each to each. Apples to apples, otter to otter, gleam to gleam, though only when her mother wasn’t there. ”
[close] Up for peoples book prize... I Recommend highly this debut novel, Widurok, is a time-travel story set in Essex across two very different eras: the present day and the age of the Anglo-Saxons. > Read the synopsis and if you like the synopsis then leave a comment https://peoplesbookprize.com/winter-2018/widurok/
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Anglo-Saxon Norse and Celtic
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This is a place for us to enjoy sharing interesting books on our native European history, cultur…more
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Welcome to Scandinavia, home of elves, trolls, giants, and dwarves.
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