The World’s Best English Epic Poetry – Fitchett’s King Alfred

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Part of the world’s best English epic and narrative poetry includes Fitchett’s King Alfred. The poem narrates in dramatic terms King Alfred’s ongoing battles against the Danes. Supernatural powers intervene to aid both sides: the Archangel Michael and his hosts – on behalf of the English – and Lucifer and his hosts – on behalf of the Danes.

  • Can King Alfred – although beaten – engineer a successful military comeback against overwhelming odds?
  • Will the remaining Danes – inured to warfare from their youth – ever be able to peaceably co-exist with other races upon English soil?

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