By Bernard Cornwell
The 1st six books in Bernard Cornwell’s masterful sequence that tells the long-lasting tale of King Alfred and the making of a country, now in a single whole booklet for the 1st time.
THE final country, THE light HORSEMAN, THE LORDS OF THE NORTH, SWORD track, THE BURNING LAND, demise OF KINGS.
Uhtred, born into Saxon aristocracy in ninth-century Northumbria is orphaned at ten. he's captured and followed by way of a Dane and taught the Viking methods. but Uhtred's destiny is indissolubly sure up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who ideas over the one English state to outlive the Danish assault.
The Warrior Chronicles is an epic sequence from the grasp of old fiction, that tells the story of Alfred the nice, his descendants, and the Viking enemies they face. The fight among the English and the Danes and the strife among Christianity and paganism is the historical past to this notable sequence of the way England was once made – and extremely approximately misplaced.
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