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The last kingdom

Bernard Cornwell

The last kingdom

a novel

by Bernard Cornwell

  • 43 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by HarperLargePrint in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Vikings -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2004.

    StatementBernard Cornwell.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6053.O75 L37 2005b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination577 p. (large print) :
    Number of Pages577
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23055766M
    ISBN 10006075933X


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