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Best Anglo-Saxon reads?

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anne whitfield
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Best Anglo-Saxon reads?

Postby anne whitfield » Wed June 15th, 2011, 3:19 am

I'd like to start reading this period.
Can anyone suggest some good books of this era to try?

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Margaret
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Postby Margaret » Wed June 15th, 2011, 5:15 am

Anne, check out the thread Annis started the other day on the Anglo-Saxon period: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4795. Some of the novels mentioned are reviewed both at HistoricalNovels.info and in the book reviews section here, I believe.
Browse over 5000 historical novel listings (probably well over 5000 by now, but I haven't re-counted lately) and over 700 reviews at www.HistoricalNovels.info

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Postby annis » Wed June 15th, 2011, 8:25 am

At one stage we started a thread about books set around the Battle of Hastings and several forum members added favourites there. You might like to have a look at that too.
http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2963&highlight=battle+hastings

I'm intrigued by a novel someone else mentioned recently called The Wordsmith's Tale by Stephen Edden - I might have to check that one out :)
Last edited by annis on Wed June 15th, 2011, 8:27 am, edited 2 times in total.

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anne whitfield
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Postby anne whitfield » Mon June 20th, 2011, 4:55 am

Thank you, Margaret and Annis.


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