King and Emperor (Hammer and the Cross) by Harry Harrison

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Published by Tor Fantasy .

Written in English

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  • Fantasy,
  • Science fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - Historical,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General

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The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9378034M
ISBN 100812536460
ISBN 109780812536461
OCLC/WorldCa36913019

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Nelson has an overall rating of Positive based on 7 book reviews.3/4(7). In "King and Emperor", the human dimension of each character grows and they are confronted with moral and ethical dilemmas. Shef, Svandis, Cwicca, Thorvin, Bruno, Brand and the rest (even the crooked Erkenbert) has to choose between different actions in order to proceed.

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