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THE KING'S SHADOW

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A solid historical novel about the end of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom (106366)—a kind of colorized version of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. In the early pages of her first book, Alder takes her most daring step when her hero Evyn gets his tongue cut off and is sold as a slave to the mistress of Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex and future kind of England. Evyn learns to read and write; as slave, then ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - sara_k - LibraryThing

The King's Shadow tells of the hard life of a Welsh lad during tumultuous times. Evyn, is a young serf who has a beautiful voice; he plans to be a singing storyteller for his Lord. Unchecked violence ... Read full review

Review: The King's Shadow

User Review  - RG Nairam - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this. The premise was cool, the first couple of chapters were pretty smashing....and then it was just, dull, dull, dull. I found it hard to make myself keep picking it back up. at last it accidentally went back to the library when I was 40/50% through and I just let it be. Read full review

Review: The King's Shadow

User Review  - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this. The premise was cool, the first couple of chapters were pretty smashing....and then it was just, dull, dull, dull. I found it hard to make myself keep picking it back up. at last it accidentally went back to the library when I was 40/50% through and I just let it be. Read full review


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