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The Last of the Vikings

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Title:The Last of the Vikings
Author:
Treece, Henry [Henry William]   
(2 of 4 for author by title)
Legions of the Eagle
The Haunted Garden
Published:   1964
Publisher:Brockhampton Press
Tags:fiction, historical
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Harald Hardrada met his death in 1066, fighting at Stamford Bridge against King Harold Godwinson of England. The story goes that when shown, at his own request, the fatal arrow that had been taken out of him he remarked, "yes, the man who made this knew his trade". Snorri Sturluson's saga tells us quite a lot about Harald, and here, Henry Treece, creates part of Harald's early life in the form of a novel. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Treece, Henry [Henry William]

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One of the most prolific writers of historical fiction in the 20th Century, author and poet Henry Treece was born in 1911 in Staffordshire. Though he mostly wrote prose fiction he also published five collections of poems including The Haunted Garden in 1947. Together with writer J F Henry he was founder of the New Apocalypse Movement that grew up in the 1930s.

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