The Burning Land Bernard Cornwell

The Burning Land

Author: Bernard Cornwell
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Book Title
The Burning Land
Author
Bernard Cornwell
ISBN
9780060888763
The fifth installment of Bernard Cornwell's New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales 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.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 Saxon king. Joining the Vikings, allied with his old friend Ragnar--and his old foe Haesten--Uhtred devises a strategy to invade and conquer Wessex itself. But fate has very different plans. Bernard Cornwell's The Burning Land is an irresistible new chapter in his epic story of the birth of England and the legendary king who made it possible. --Publishers WeeklyBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bernard CornwellPublisher: Harper PaperbacksPublished: 09/14/2010ISBN: 9780060888763Pages: 345Weight: 0.63lbsSize: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.92d

The fifth installment of Bernard Cornwell's New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales 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.

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 Saxon king. Joining the Vikings, allied with his old friend Ragnar--and his old foe Haesten--Uhtred devises a strategy to invade and conquer Wessex itself. But fate has very different plans.

Bernard Cornwell's The Burning Land is an irresistible new chapter in his epic story of the birth of England and the legendary king who made it possible.

--Publishers Weekly

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 09/14/2010
ISBN: 9780060888763
Pages: 345
Weight: 0.63lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.92d

The fifth installment of Bernard Cornwell's New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales 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.

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 Saxon king. Joining the Vikings, allied with his old friend Ragnar--and his old foe Haesten--Uhtred devises a strategy to invade and conquer Wessex itself. But fate has very different plans.

Bernard Cornwell's The Burning Land is an irresistible new chapter in his epic story of the birth of England and the legendary king who made it possible.

--Publishers Weekly

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 09/14/2010
ISBN: 9780060888763
Pages: 345
Weight: 0.63lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.92d