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From Bernard Cornwell, the New York Times bestselling author whom the Washington Post calls "perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today," comes a saga of blood, rage, fidelity, and betrayal. In the ninth and tenth centuries, King Alfred and his heirs fought to secure the survival of the last outpost of Anglo-Saxon culture by battling the ferocious Vikings, whose invading warriors had already captured and occupied three of England's four kingdoms.

In A.D. 866, Uhtred, a boy of ten and the son of a nobleman, is captured in the same battle that leaves his father dead. His captor is the Earl Ragnar, a Danish chieftain, who raises the boy as his own, teaching him the Viking ways of war. As a young man expected to partake in raids and bloody massacres of the English, he grapples with divided loyalties, torn between Ragnar, the warrior he loves like a father, and Alfred, whose piety and introspection leave him cold. It takes a terrible slaughter and the unexpected joys of marriage for Uhtred to discover his true allegiance — and to rise to his greatest challenge.

Performed by Jamie Glover

About the Author

Bernard Cornwell is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestsellers 1356 and Agincourt; the bestselling Saxon Tales, which include The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, and most recently Death of Kings; and the Richard Sharpe novels, among many others. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod and in Charleston, South Carolina.

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9780061126574
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Glover, Jamie
Publisher:
HarperAudio
Read:
Glover, Jamie
Performed by:
Glover, Jamie
Performed:
Glover, Jamie
Author:
Jamie
Author:
Glover Jamie
Author:
Glover
Author:
Cornwell, Bernard
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by Bernard Cornwell
Author:
Glover, Jamie
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Audio
Abridged:
Y
Series:
Saxon Tales
Publication Date:
20060725
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.88 in 17.12 oz
Media Run Time:
360

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