The Pale Horseman (Saxon Tales #2)
Publish date: January 17th 2006
Pages no: 624
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Series: The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories (#2)
I've always been fascinated with Viking history and this didn't disappoint with giving me just what I was looking for: Viking raids and battles. I found this book to be just as good as the first book in the series, and that so far, no one can write battle scenes better than Bernard Cornwell. The boo...
You know how sometimes you read a historical novel and when you're done you think, "That was pretty good--maybe not quite as good as the first book in the series, but fun." And then a few days later it sinks in that you're a grown woman who spent the better part of a week reading a book about a guy ...
A re-read. I love these books!
The Pale Horseman picks up right where [b:The Last Kingdom|68527|The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1)|Bernard Cornwell|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1407107780s/68527.jpg|881821] and keeps moving right along. I thought this book was excellent. Had Cornwell not killed off Iseult, I might have ev...
I finished this last night, and I'm still not really sure what I think. On the one hand, I am absolutely fascinated by historical fiction and how vastly different it is from our world today - and this novel seemed believably accurate. On the other hand, Uhtred and every single other man in this nove...
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