The Golden Warrior Hope Muntz Published by Chatto & Windus England 1948 book
Blue cloth with gilt lettering. With a Foreword by G. M. Trevelyan. The story opens just after the coronation of Edward the Confessor, and takes us up to the Norman Invasion. Who was to succeed King Edward? From the welter of political cross-currents, rivalries, violence and intrigue set up by this question, the two dominating figures of the novel emerge – Earl Harold and Duke William of Normandy. The issue was decided at the Battle of Hastings. With her stirring account of the battle and of the invasion threat which preceded it, Miss Muntz brings her book to a magnificently thrilling climax. 400 pp.
pencilled inscription to previous owner inside front cover, spine is sun faded