English Dane, The: From King of Iceland to Tasmanian Convict

Bakewell, Sarah

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Éditeur
Vintage
Pages
336
Parution
mars 2006
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
197 × 129 × 21 cm
EAN
9780099438069
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Using letters and other sources, this book tells the nineteenth-century adventure about Jorgen Jorgenson, a Dane who made Britain his adopted country. Restless for adventure, he began his career by sailing to establish the new colony of Tasmania. He found his moment of glory when he ruled Iceland for two months after staging an outrageous coup.
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