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Sarum
Sarum
Author: Edward Rutherfurd
A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history. This rich tapesty weaves a compelling saga of five families who preserve their own particular characteristics over the centuries, and offer a fascinating glimpse into the future.
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ISBN-13: 9780804102988
ISBN-10: 0804102988
Publication Date: 6/12/1988
Pages: 1,056
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 166 ratings
Publisher: Ivy Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 5
Sarum lived up to the standards I have come to expect from Rutherford's books. His research of the history he writes of is worth reading it alone. The fact that there is a fine story
line just makes it that much better. I recommend Sarum, and his other books highly. Guaranteed once you complete one of his books you'll go on to the next and ...
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Helpful Score: 3
I bought my copy when I was in England visiting the area. It really helped pull everything together. He is very similar to James Michener in that he starts in the very early prehistory and focuses on several families through the generations. I have read several of his other books and have the rest on my TBR list. You cannot go wrong with his books!
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Helpful Score: 2
The story of one town in England, from the ice age through the twentieth century. Over a thousand pages. Good read.
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Helpful Score: 1
Excellent! The history of England over the eons in a series of stories involving fascinating (and related) characters.
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Ready Sarum was interesting because I felt as if I really was living in the historical backdrop he wrote about. Very good read.
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This is a novel set in England near the Stonehenge monuments. It is intriguing and may be one of the most memorable books you have read in a long while. It is far from a short book, but coming into the summer is the perfect time to set aside time for reading. Enjoy!


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