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The Ballad of the White Horse (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Ballad of the White Horse (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by G. K. Chesterton
 

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Alfred the Great was the seventh-century Saxon King of Wessex who—with the aid of God and the Virgin Mary—defended his land against the Vikings. Incorporating fact and legend, Chesterton’s epic 1911 poem narrates Alfred’s exploits on the battlefield. It may have provided inspiration for J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings

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Alfred the Great was the seventh-century Saxon King of Wessex who—with the aid of God and the Virgin Mary—defended his land against the Vikings. Incorporating fact and legend, Chesterton’s epic 1911 poem narrates Alfred’s exploits on the battlefield. It may have provided inspiration for J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411445468
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
1,059,546
File size:
164 KB

Meet the Author

G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a prolific and influential English writer known for the wide-range of his talents, which included mysteries, fantasies, and Christian apologetics. A spirited Catholic polemicist, he was the author of the beloved Father Brown mysteries, as well as of the classic metaphysical thriller, The Man Who Was Thursday.

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Ballad of the White Horse 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This copy is very jumbled and hard to read....good book, but get a different version.
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