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The pagan lord : a novel

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Historical fiction, English
Fiction
Named Person: Alfred, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 9780061969706 0061969702 9780062316684 0062316680
OCLC Number: 850180362
Notes: "Published in Great Britain in 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: 299 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.
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"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"--

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