The Time of the Wolf

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The Time of the Wolf

A Novel of Medieval England

By James Wilde

Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781605984162, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2012


1062, a time many fear is the End of Days. With the English King Edward heirless andailing, across the grey seas in Normandy the brutal William the Bastard waitsfor the moment when he can drown England in a tide of blood. The ravens of warare gathering. But as the king's closest advisors scheme and squabble amongstthemselves, hopes of resisting the naked ambition of the Norman duke come torest with just one man: Hereward.

To some a ruthless warrior and master tactician, to others a devil in human form, Hereward is as adept in the art of warfareas the foes that gather to claimEngland's throne. But in his country's hour ofgreatest need, his enemies at court have made him an outlaw. To stay alive and afree man he must carve a bloodyswathe from the frozen lands outside the court, in thisevocative tale of a man whose deeds will become thestuff of legend.