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The Last Kingdom - Bernard Cornwell
The Last Kingdom
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In the middle years of the ninth-century, the fierce Danes stormed onto British soil, hungry for spoils and conquest. Kingdom after kingdom fell to the ruthless invaders until but one realm remained. And suddenly the fate of all England—and the course of history—depended upon one man, one king. ... show more
In the middle years of the ninth-century, the fierce Danes stormed onto British soil, hungry for spoils and conquest. Kingdom after kingdom fell to the ruthless invaders until but one realm remained. And suddenly the fate of all England—and the course of history—depended upon one man, one king. From New York Times bestselling storyteller Bernard Cornwell comes a rousing epic adventure of courage, treachery, duty, devotion, majesty, love, and battle as seen through the eyes of a young warrior who straddled two worlds.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060887186 (0060887184)
ASIN: 60887184
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories (#1)
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charlton
charlton rated it
5.0 The Last Kingdom
Good book and well written. You have an English boy captured by the Danes and pretty much raised by the Danes.At one point his Dane father is killed by some enemy Danes.This drives him to an English kingdom at which point he decides to be English and someday have revenge for his Danish father's deat...
BrendaSD
BrendaSD rated it
4.0 The Last Kingdom
I had this book on my TBR for several months but only got to it after watching the first season of the TV series on BBC. The book is a detailed account of the battle for England in the late 800s between the Danes (Vikings, Norsemen, etc) and King Albert. The story follows Uhtred Ragnarson a Saxon ...
BrendaSD
BrendaSD rated it
4.0 The Last Kingdom
I had this book on my TBR for several months but only got to it after watching the first season of the TV series on BBC. The book is a detailed account of the battle for England in the late 800s between the Danes (Vikings, Norsemen, etc) and King Albert. The story follows Uhtred Ragnarson a Saxon ...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Last Kingdom
The start of another historical series from Bernard Cornwell, set in the early days of Danish invasion and settlement.Uhtred is the son of an English alderman. After his father is killed during a raid by the Danes, he is taken in and raised by them. His uncle takes his home village from him during t...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Last Kingdom
Revisit 2015 via miniseries:Episode One description: Lord Uhtred (Matthew Macfadyen), one of the more important earldormen of Northumbria, is killed and his 10-year old son, Uhtred, and a girl called Brida are taken as slaves by the Viking chief Earl Ragnar. The boy saves Ragnar's daughter Thyra fro...
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