The Empty Throne Bernard Cornwell

The Empty Throne

Author: Bernard Cornwell
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Book Title
The Empty Throne
Author
Bernard Cornwell
ISBN
9780062250728
The eighth 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 television series.Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. thelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported thelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of thelred. Widely loved and respected, thelflaed has all the makings of a leader--but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.--Library JournalBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bernard CornwellPublisher: Harper PaperbacksPublished: 01/05/2016ISBN: 9780062250728Pages: 320Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.80d

The eighth 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 television series.

Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over.

thelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported thelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of thelred. Widely loved and respected, thelflaed has all the makings of a leader--but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.

--Library Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 01/05/2016
ISBN: 9780062250728
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.80d

The eighth 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 television series.

Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over.

thelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported thelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of thelred. Widely loved and respected, thelflaed has all the makings of a leader--but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.

--Library Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 01/05/2016
ISBN: 9780062250728
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.80d