Lords of the North (Paperback)

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From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, now available in paperback the third installment of Bernard Cornwell's 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 BBC America television series.

After achieving victory at King Alfred's side, Uhtred of Bebbanburg is returning to his home in the North, finally free of his allegiance to the King or so he believes. An encounter with a vicious slave trader introduces Uhtred to Guthred, the self-proclaimed King of Northumbria. Curious about Guthred's astounding claim, Uhtred follows him north. But he soon discovers fate has another incredible surprise in store, and begins an unexpected journey that climaxes in the midnight siege of a city thought impregnable a dangerous seige that results in the forging of England.

Lords of the North is Bernard Cornwell's finest work yet a breathtaking adventure, but it also tells the story of the creation of English identity, as the English and Danes begin to become one people, appropriating each other's languages and, thrillingly, fighting side-by-side.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061149047
ISBN-10: 0061149047
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2008
Pages: 332
Language: English
Series: Saxon Tales (Paperback)