The Pagan Lord: A Novel (The Saxon Stories, #7)
New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell returns to his epic Saxon Tales saga with The Pagan Lord, a dramatic story of divided loyalties, bloody battles, and the struggle to unite Britain.At the onset of the tenth century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his... show more
New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell returns to his epic Saxon Tales saga with The Pagan Lord, a dramatic story of divided loyalties, bloody battles, and the struggle to unite Britain.At the onset of the tenth century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his son reigns as king. Wessex survives but peace cannot hold: the Danes in the north, led by Viking Cnut Longsword, stand ready to invade and will never rest until the emerald crown is theirs. Uhtred, once Alfred’s great warrior but now out of favor with the new king, must lead a band of outcasts north to recapture his old family home, that great Northumbrian fortress, Bebbanburg.In The Pagan Lord, loyalties will be divided and men will fall, as every Saxon kingdom is drawn into the bloodiest battle yet with the Danes; a war which will decide the fate of every king, and the entire English nation.
Publish date: January 7th 2014
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories (#7)
To póki co ostatnia część cyklu saksońskiego, który Bernardowi Cornwellowi rozrósł się znacznie. Podobno miały być cztery tomy, ten jest siódmy, ósmy właśnie się pisze. Premiera zapowiedziana na październik, rzecz jasna na polską przyjdzie nam poczekać dłużej. To będzie kilka ciężkich miesięcy, tyle...
(This is an ARC…which by now is not terribly advanced at all. But anyway, I won it here on Goodreads and I thought I should mention that…but now that I think about it, why should I mention that? I mean, I'm going to give my honest opinion of the thing no matter how I came about my copy, so what the ...
Damn, this was a good one.
When Bernard Cornwell is on form, he can be at least as good, if not a whole lot better, than most everyone else. When he's ticking over, he's also a whole lot better than a whole lot of other writers in the Historical Fiction field. And while there's no doubt I enjoyed The Pagan Lord and thought it...
This was fantastic. But! Really, Mr. Cornwell... THAT'S WHERE YOU END IT?! The follow up better be in 2014. I'm dying.