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The shining company by Rosemary Sutcliff

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Cattraeth, Battle of, Catterick, England, ca. 600 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Cattraeth, Battle of, Catterick, England, ca. 600 -- Fiction.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Fiction.

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In 600 A.D. in northern Britain, Prosper becomes a shield bearer with the Companions, an army made up of three hundred younger sons of minor kings and trained to act as one fighting brotherhood against the invading Saxons.

Edition Notes

StatementRosemary Sutcliff.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S966 Shi 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1618884M
ISBN 100370314670
LC Control Number91162312

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