The Last Kingdom

Bernard Cornwell (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Paperbacks
Publish Date
January 03, 2006
Pages
351
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.88 X 8.19 inches | 0.62 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060887186
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About the Author

BERNARD CORNWELL is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales series, which includes The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings, The Pagan Lord, and, most recently, The Empty Throne and Warriors of the Storm, and which serves as the basis for the hit television series The Last Kingdom. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod and in Charleston, South Carolina.

Reviews

"Highly recommended ... another great historical series in the making."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Masterful....[An]irresistible epic adventure....Cornwell deserves praise for his mesmerizing narrative finesse and his authentic historical detailing."--Booklist
"History comes alive."--Boston Globe
"Enter Cornwell's vividly drawn ninth-century Kingdom ... after this dip into the Dark Ages, we want to go back."--Entertainment Weekly
"Cornwell .... makes the usually gloomy ninth century sound like a hell of a lot of fun."--Kirkus Reviews
"Enthralling ... the desperate, heroic struggle of Alfred "the Great" ... against the seemingly invincible Vikings.--Wall Street Journal
"A crackling good storyteller."--Publishers Weekly
"Intoxicating....Thrilling....Cornwell conveys the disquiet of change and the melancholy of extinction as few historical novelists manage to."--Washington Post Book World