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Published by Legend in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementHarry Harrison and John Holm.
ContributionsHolm, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination(400)p. ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18386703M
ISBN 10009926241X
OCLC/WorldCa30030560

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  The Hammer and the Cross ranges from Scandinavia itself to Kievan Rus and Byzantium in the east, to Iceland, Greenland and the north American settlements in the west. Beyond its geographical boundaries the book takes us on a journey to a misty region inhabited by Hallfred the Troublesome Poet, Harald Bluetooth, Ragnar Hairy-Breeches, Ivar the Reviews: Get this from a library! The hammer and the cross. [Harry Harrison] -- In an alternate history, Britain in is faced with a conflict between the invading Vikings and the native kings, between the followers of the Norse gods and the Church. Download the The Hammer and the Cross audiobook series and listen anywhere, anytime on your iPhone, Android or Windows device. Get the Audible Audio Editions of the The Hammer and the Cross series from the online audiobook store. The Hammer and the Cross (Book): Harrison, Harry: A.D. Warring kings rule over the British Isles, but the Church rules over the kings, threatening all who oppose them with damnation. Only the dreaded Vikings of Scandinavia do not fear the priests. Shef, the bastard son of a Norse raider and a captive English lady, is torn by divided loyalties and driven by strange visions that seem to.