Sarum (novel)

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Sarum
SarumBook.jpg
Sarum first edition cover.
AuthorEdward Rutherfurd
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistorical novel
PublisherCentury Hutchinson
Publication date
7 May 1987
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages1145 pp (first edition)
ISBN0-7126-1447-8
OCLC15591802

Sarum (also titled Sarum: The Novel of England) is a work of historical fiction by Edward Rutherfurd, first published in 1987. It tells the story of England through the tales of several families in and around the English city of Salisbury, the writer's hometown, from prehistoric times to 1985.[1]

Characters[edit]

The main families of Sarum include:

  • Forest
  • Wilson
  • Porters
  • Mason
  • Shockley
  • Godfrey

Synopsis[edit]

The story covers major points of British history. The following chapter listing parallels major periods and events :

Old Sarum[edit]

New Sarum[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OLDER THAN TEXAS, BIGGER THAN ISRAEL". New York Times. 13 September 1987. Retrieved 25 April 2019.