London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Maps (1); Gazetteer; Includes: Maps (1); Gazetteer; Number 1 in the series.
From the cover: I had been given a perfect childhood, perfect at least to the ideas of a boy. I was raised among men, I was free, I ran wild, was encumbered by no laws, was troubled by no priests and was encouraged to violence.
Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtreds fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault.…
In the Last Kingdom series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Orange titling to the Spine. 333 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
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