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Sword of Kings Bernard Cornwell

Sword of Kings By Bernard Cornwell

Sword of Kings by Bernard Cornwell


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Summary

An oath of loyalty.
Two warring kings.
A destiny he didn't choose...

Sword of Kings Summary

Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12) by Bernard Cornwell

An oath of loyalty.
Two warring kings.
A destiny he didn't choose...

England is in turmoil as Vikings and Saxons battle for territory. Rumours build about the fatal sickness of the King, and the country awaits an heir.

A violent clash at sea forces the warrior lord Uhtred to lead his men from his Northumbrian fortress to London and plunge into the eye of the storm. For two kings claim the empty throne, and a new kingdom cannot be born without bloodshed.

Uhtred's sword will leave one king dead and the other victorious. But sometimes it is hard to know the will of the gods...

'Nobody in the world does this better than Cornwell' LEE CHILD

Sword of Kings Reviews

Praise for Sword of Kings:

'Cornwell's skill [is] in ageing his warrior-hero, who now creaks as he fights and is haunted by those he has loved and lost' The Times

'The master still adding to his wonderful Saxon Chronicles' Sunday Times Magazine

'Legendary ... excellent storytelling, as ever' Sunday Sport

Praise for Bernard Cornwell:

'Strong narrative, vigourous action and striking characterisation, Cornwell remains king of the territory he has staked out as his own' SUNDAY TIMES

'Like Game of Thrones, but real' OBSERVER

'Blood, divided loyalties and thundering battles' THE 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

About Bernard Cornwell

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.

Additional information

GOR010564390
9780008183929
0008183929
Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12) by Bernard Cornwell
Used - Like New
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2020-05-28
400
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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