The shadow of Albion (Book, 1999) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The shadow of Albion

Author: Andre Norton; Rosemary Edghill
Publisher: New York : TOR, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A 19th century romantic fantasy in which orphan Sarah Cunningham wakes up from an accident to find everyone believes she is the Marchioness of Roxbury. The novel describes the way Sarah copes with her new persona.
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Genre/Form: History
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Time-travel fiction
Alternative histories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andre Norton; Rosemary Edghill
ISBN: 0312864272 9780312864279
OCLC Number: 40305570
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 350 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Andre Norton, Rosemary Edghill.

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Thanks to the magic of the dying Duchess of Roxbury, Sarah Cunningham is hurtled into an unstable alternative world -- in which King Henry IX rules Britain, America never revolted, and Napoleon  Read more...
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Complex but worth it

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-08-07) Very Good Permalink

This book took me a while to get the hang of, largely because it's quite heavy on the Napoleonic-era history & politics, which is hard to read in 1-hour lunch break chunks.  It's an alternative history as well, so in addition to knowing something about that period--people, places, & alliances--you...
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