Warrior: A Life of War in Anglo-Saxon Britain

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Author Edoardo Albert Published by Granta ISBN 9781783784431 EAN 9781783784431 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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‘Warrior’ tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story of a violent time when Britain was defining itself in waves of religious fervour, scattered tribal expansion and terrible bloodshed; it is the story of the fighting class, men apart, defined in life and death by their experiences on the killing field; it is an intricate and riveting narrative of survival and adaptation set in the stunning political and physical landscapes of medieval England. ‘Warrior’ is a classic of British history, a landmark of popular archaeology, and a must-read for anyone interested in the story of where we’ve come from.

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