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From Bernard Cornwell, the undisputed master of historical fiction, hailed as "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brien,"* comes the third volume in the exhilarating Saxon Tales: the story of the birth of England as the Saxons and Danes fight together as one.

The year is 878, and the Saxons of Wessex, under King Alfred, have defeated the Danes to keep their kingdom free. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, helped Alfred win that victory, but now, as Lords of the North begins, he is disgusted by Alfred's lack of generosity and goes north to search for his stepsister, who was taken prisoner by Kjartan the Cruel, a Danish lord who lurks in the formidable stronghold of Dunholm.

Uhtred arrives in the north to discover rebellion, chaos, and fear. He needs other allies if he is to attack Dunholm, and chooses Guthred, a seemingly deluded slave who believes he is a king. Together they cross the Pennines to where a desperate alliance of fanatical Christians and beleaguered Danes form a new army to confront the terrible Viking lords who rule Northumbria. Love, betrayal, redemption—all follow, as Uhtred reluctantly creates a surprising partnership that determines the fate of England itself.

* The Economist

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, Death of Kings, The Pagan Lord, and, most recently, The Empty Throne; and the Richard Sharpe novels, among many others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060888633
Author:
Cornwell, Bernard
Publisher:
HarperLuxe
Author:
by Bernard Cornwell
Author:
Cleage, Pearl
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Men's Adventure
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Large Print
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Saxon Tales
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20070123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.28 in 19.2 oz

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