By Bernard Cornwell
Bernard Cornwell-who "is at his captivating most sensible conveying . . . one of many defining sessions of English history" (Wall road Journal)-returns to his epic Saxon stories saga with this dramatic tale of divided loyalties, bloody battles, and the fight to unite Britain
At the onset of the 10th century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the good is lifeless and Edward his son reigns as king. Wessex survives yet peace can't carry: the Danes within the north, led via Viking Cnut Longsword, stand able to invade and should by no means relaxation till the emerald crown is theirs.
Uhtred, as soon as Alfred's nice warrior yet now out of fashion with the hot king, needs to lead a band of outcasts north to recapture his previous relatives domestic, that groovy Northumbrian citadel, Bebbanburg.
Loyalties might be divided and males will fall, as each Saxon nation is drawn into the bloodiest conflict but with the Danes; a struggle as a way to come to a decision the destiny of each king, and the total English nation.
With The Pagan Lord, ny instances bestselling writer Bernard Cornwell-"the reigning king of ancient fiction" (USA Today)-continues his wonderful epic of the making of britain throughout the heart a while, vividly bringing to lifestyles the uneasy alliances, bloody battles, and lethal intrigue that gave beginning to the British state.