The Flame Bearer (Saxon Tales E-guide 10)
The tenth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Moments bestselling sequence chronicling the epic saga of the building of England, “like Video game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Prior Kingdom, the strike tv series.
Britain is in a state of uneasy peace. Northumbria’s Viking ruler, Sigtryggr, and Mercia’s Saxon Queen Aethelflaed have agreed a truce. And so England’s greatest warrior, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, at prior has the likelihood to just look at as soon as far more the residence his traitorous uncle stole from him so many many several many years ago—and which his scheming cousin on the other hand occupies.
But destiny is inexorable, and the enemies Uhtred has developed and the oaths he has sworn conspire to distract him from his aspiration of recapturing his residence. New enemies enter into the battle for England’s kingdoms: the redoubtable Constantin of Scotland seizes an likelihood for conquest and prospective customers his armies south. Britain’s precarious peace threatens to flip into a war of annihilation. However Uhtred is established that nothing—neither the new adversaries nor the outdated foes who contain in the direction of him—will retain him from his birthright.
“Historical novels stand or drop on detail, and Mr. Cornwell writes as if he has been to ninth-century Wessex and back as soon as far more.”
—Wall Street Journal
The Flame Bearer (Saxon Tales Reserve 10)
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