The Last Kingdom

Bernard Cornwell

eBook - 2009

The first 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 Netflix series.This is the exciting—yet little known—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 raised by them so that, by the time the Northmen begin their assault on Wessex (Alfred's kingdom and the ...last territory in English hands) Uhtred almost thinks of himself as a Dane. He certainly has no love for Alfred, whom he considers a pious weakling and no match for Viking savagery, yet when Alfred unexpectedly defeats the...

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Published
HarperCollins
Language
English
Main Author
Bernard Cornwell
Online Access
Overdrive Resource Page
Format
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read eBook
Adobe EPUB eBook
File Size1 GB
ISBN9780061760884
Release Date3/17/2009
Kindle Book
ASINB000FC2RR2
Release Date3/17/2009
OverDrive Read eBook
ISBN9780061760884
Release Date3/17/2009