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Meadowland By Thomas C. Holt

Meadowland
by Thomas C. Holt

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The fifth historical novel from the acclaimed author Thomas Holt - an innovative, challenging and wonderfully entertaining writer of historical fiction.
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Meadowland Summary


Meadowland by Thomas C. Holt

In 1037, a senior civil servant of the Byzantine empire faces a tedious journey to Greece, escorting the Army payroll. His only companions are a detachment of the Empire's elite Guard, recruited from Viking Scandinavia. When the wagon sheds a wheel, he passes the time talking with two veterans, who have a remarkable story to tell; the Viking discovery of America.As he records the story, years later, he also considers its effect on the fourth member of the party; a young Norwegian guardsman who went on to become King Harald Hardradi, who died invading England in 1066 ...

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Meadowland Reviews


Four hundred and fifty years before Columbus, America had already been abandoned by European settlers A new historical novel from the author of "A Song for Nero," "Alexander at World s End," "Olympiad," and The Walled Orchard novels."

About Thomas C. Holt


Thomas Holt is the author of historical fiction, including THE WALLED ORCHARD and ALEXANDER AT THE WORLD'S END, also such comic fantasy classics as WHO'S AFRAID OF BEOWULF?, EXPECTING SOMEONE TALLER and OVERTIME.

Additional information

GOR000869736
Meadowland by Thomas C. Holt
Thomas C. Holt
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2005-03-03
448
0349117411
9780349117416
N/A
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