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The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1)

- The first installment of Bernard Cornwells New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, like Game of Thrones, but real (The Observer, London)the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.This is the excitingyet little knownstory of the making of England in the 9th and 10th centuries, the years in which King Alfred the Great, his son and grandson defeated the Danish Vikings who had invaded and occupied three of Englands four kingdoms.The story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed nobleman, who is captured as a child by the Danes and then raised by them so that, by the time the Northmen begin their assault on Wessex (Alfreds kingdom and the last territory in English hands) Uhtred almost thinks of himself as a Dane. He certainly has no love for Alfred, whom he considers a pious weakling and no match for Viking savagery, yet when Alfred unexpectedly defeats the Danes and the Danes themselves turn on Uhtred, he is finally forced to choose sides. By now he is a young man, in love, trained to fight and ready to take his place in the dreaded shield wall. Above all, though, he wishes to recover his fathers land, the enchanting fort of Bebbanburg by the wild northern sea.This thrilling adventurebased on existing records of Bernard Cornwells ancestorsdepicts a time when law and order were ripped violently apart by a pagan assault on Christian England, an assault that came very close to destroying England.

The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories have been renamed The Last Kingdom series. The correct order to read the books: The Last Kingdom. The Pale Horseman, The Paperback of the The Last Kingdom (Last Kingdom Series #1) (Saxon Tales) by Bernard Cornwell at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more!, As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred -- born a Saxon but raised by Vikings -- seeks to claim his ancestral birthright. Watch trailers ..., The Last Kingdom is the first historical novel in The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell, published in 2004. This story introduces Uhtred Ragnarson, born a Saxon then ..., The official site of BBC Americas The Last Kingdom. Get full episodes, the latest news, photos, video extras and more., The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing ..., The Saxon Stories (also known as "Saxon Tales"/"Saxon Chronicles" in the USA and "The Warrior Chronicles" and since the BBC TV adaptation as "The Last Kingdom Series ..., Is The Last Kingdom TV show on Netflix cancelled or renewed for another season. Originally airing on BBC America, The Last Kingdom stars Alexander Dreymon,, Learn more about 'The Last Kingdom' a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery set against the birth of England., The Last Kingdom challenges players to control 13 new factions, including the Vikings themselves, the Saxons, Scots, Irish, Welsh and Norman, and to embark on a ...68528 epub books 68526 epub books