The Burning Land features a gripping and gritty story as the book’s fictional hero the pagan Uhtred of Bebbanburg reluctantly finds himself thrown into war once again on behalf of his devout but manipulative king.
The Pale Horseman is a novel by Bernard Cornwell, based in 9th Century Wessex and Cornwall, and is the second book in his The Saxon Stories series. The book is the sequel to The Last Kingdom, and starts where that tale left off. Lord Uhtred of Bebbanburg arrives at King Alfred of Wessex's court to proclaim his victory over the Danish Chieftain, Ubba Lothbrokson, only to find that Ealdorman Odda the Younger of Defnascir has taken the glory for himself and been named leader of Alfred's…
Has anyone read this series by Bernard Cornwell “The Saxon Tales” The story of Uhtred of Bebbanburg. This is the last book in a series I am just about finished reading. Uhtred was a superhero in his day. I have not been able to put these books down once I started reading them. I hear the first book “The Last Kingdom is going to be a mini series. I will look forward to that.
The indomitable Uhtred of Bebbanburg is back in The Pagan Lord, his seventh adventure in The Saxon Tales. You can hear Uhtred's chronicler, the bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, discuss his writing life, his many series, and Uhtred's past, present, and future at http://newbooksinhistoricalfiction.com/2014/06/18/bernard-cornwell-the-pagan-lord-harpercollins-2014/.
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