The Last Kingdom Series (the Last Kingdom Series) by Bernard CornwellThe Last Kingdom Series (the Last Kingdom Series) by Bernard Cornwell

The Last Kingdom Series (the Last Kingdom Series)

byBernard Cornwell

Paperback | November 15, 2016

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BBC2's major TV series THE LAST KINGDOM is based on Bernard Cornwell's No. 1 bestselling novels on the making of England and the fate of his remarkable hero, Uhtred. These are the first two books in this captivating historical fiction series that transports readers to a time when epic heroes rose amidst the tumult and war of the 9th Century.The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman are the first two books in Bernard Cornwell's No. 1 bestselling historical fiction series, THE LAST KINGDOM, which tells the tale of Alfred the Great, his descendants and the enemies they faced. Against their lives Bernard Cornwell has woven a story of divided loyalties, reluctant love and desperate heroism. In Uhtred, he has created one of his most captivating and heroic characters.BBC2's major TV show THE LAST KINGDOM is based on the first two books in the series.The box set includes:The Last KingdomThe Pale Horseman
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy divide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, South Carolina.
Title:The Last Kingdom Series (the Last Kingdom Series)Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pagesPublished:November 15, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008222096

ISBN - 13:9780008222093

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Bernard Cornwell:'Like Game of Thrones, but real' OBSERVER'Blood, divided loyalties and thundering battles' THE TIMES'Strong narrative, vigourous action and striking characterisation, Cornwell remains king of the territory he has staked out as his own' SUNDAY TIMES'A violent, absorbing historical saga, deeply researched and thoroughly imagined' WASHINGTON POST'The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive' George R.R. Martin'Cornwell draws a fascinating picture of England as it might have been before anything like England existed' THE TIMES'He's called a master storyteller. Really he's cleverer than that' TELEGRAPH'A reminder of just how good a writer he is' SUNDAY TIMES'Nobody in the world does this better than Cornwell' Lee Child