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The Last Kingdom Series

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Series also known as:* The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories* The Saxon Tales* The Last Kingdom* Le storie dei re sassoni* Uhtred Serie* 800-talets England* Uhtred og Kong Alfred* Саксонски хроникиhttp://www.bernardcornwell.net/series...
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The Last Kingdom
Bernard Cornwell - Jan 03, 2006 (first published in 2004)
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This is the story of the making of England in the 9th and 10th centuries, the years in which King Alfred the Great, his son and grandson defeated the Danish Vikings who had invaded and occupied three of England’s four kingdoms.The story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed nobleman, who is captured as a child by the Danes and then rai...
Book 2
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The Pale Horseman
Bernard Cornwell - Dec 26, 2006 (first published in 2005)
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The second installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.This is the exciting—yet little known—story of the making of England in the 9th and 10th centuries, the y...
Book 3
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Lords of the North
A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 3)
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 13, 2009
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The third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred series, following on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman, both of which were top ten bestsellers. The year is 878 and Wessex is free from the Vikings. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, helped Alfred win that victory, but now he is disgu...
Book 4
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Sword Song
The Battle for London (Saxon Tales, 4)
Bernard Cornwell - Dec 23, 2008 (first published in 2007)
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The fourth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and the Saxon k...
Book 5
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The Burning Land
A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 5)
Bernard Cornwell - Feb 17, 2010 (first published in 2009)
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At the end of the ninth century, with King Alfred of Wessex in ill health and his heir still an untested youth, it falls to Alfred’s reluctant warlord Uhtred to outwit and outbattle the invading enemy Danes, led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair. But the sweetness of Uhtred’s victory is soured by tragedy, forcing him to break with the...
Book 6
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Death of Kings
Bernard Cornwell - Aug 28, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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The sixth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.As the ninth century wanes, Alfred the Great lies dying, his lifelong goal of a unified England in peril, ...
Book 7
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The Pagan Lord
A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 7)
Bernard Cornwell - Jan 07, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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Bernard Cornwell-who "is at his enthralling best conveying . . . one of the defining periods of English history" (Wall Street Journal)-returns to his epic Saxon Tales saga with this dramatic story of divided loyalties, bloody battles, and the struggle to unite Britain At the onset of the tenth century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the Great is dea...
Book 8
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The Empty Throne
A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 8)
Bernard Cornwell - Jan 06, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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The eighth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit BBC America television series....
Book 9
#9
Warriors of the Storm
A Novel (Saxon Tales, 9)
Bernard Cornwell - Jan 19, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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The new novel in Bernard Cornwell’s number one bestselling series The Saxon Tales, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.A fragile peace governs the kingdoms of Wessex, East Anglia, under the rule of the late King Alfred’s son, King Edward, and Mercia, under his daughter Aethelflaed.Uhtred, her formidable cha...
Book 10
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The Flame Bearer
Bernard Cornwell - Jan 01, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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Britain is at an uneasy peace. After their bloody defeat of Danish-held East Anglia, the West Saxons stand victorious while the Mercians have taken back their land on the border of Northumbria, the last kingdom of Britain still ruled by the pagan northmen. A precarious truce exists between Æthelflæd’s Mercia and Northumbria, now ruled by Uhtred of ...
Book 11
#11
War Lord
A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 13)
Bernard Cornwell - Nov 24, 2020
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The final installment in Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling Saxon Tales series, chronicling the epic story of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London) —the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit Netflix series.THE FINAL BATTLE AWAITS…The epic conclusion to the globally bestselling historical series.England is under at...
Sword of Kings by Bernard Cornwell