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A spellbinding story of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the brutal world of 10th century England.

'I have broken my vows. I have murdered innocents. I have trod down the soil over their dead face with my bare heels, and only the moon as witness. I have loved a woman and she ruined me. I have loved a king and yet I ruined him.'

The year is 937. England is a nation divided, ruled by minor kings and Viking lords. Each vies for land and power. The Wessex king Æthelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, is readying himself to throw a spear into the north.

Behind him stands Dunstan, the man who will control the destiny of the next seven kings of England, and the fate of an entire nation.

Welcome to the original game for the English throne.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781405921510

    March 19, 2018

    Michael Joseph

    RRP $19.99

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  • Hardback

    9780718181444

    May 18, 2017

    Michael Joseph

    544 pages

    RRP $49.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780718181451

    May 1, 2017

    Michael Joseph

    496 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Audio Book

    9781405929295

    May 18, 2017

    Michael Joseph

    1 pages

    RRP $49.99

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  • EBook

    9781405921503

    May 1, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

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