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Viewing Entry - The Lords of the North (E14713)
by Cornwell, Bernard

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Overview

TitleThe Lords of the North : The Last Kingdom/Saxon Stories, book 3
Author / Responsible partyCornwell, Bernard
CollectionFiction
GenreHistorical fiction
TopicsHistorical fiction Alfred, -- King of England, -- 849-899 -- Fiction. Vikings -- Fiction. Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899 -- Fiction.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.
Published2020

Summary

Enter a world where bloody battles, and heroic deeds combine in the historic struggle to unite Britain in the face of a common enemy. The third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred series, follows on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman. The year is 878 and the Vikings have been thrown out of Wessex. Uhtred, fresh from fighting for Alfred in the battle to free Wessex, travels north to seek revenge for his father's death, killed in a bloody raid by Uhtred's old enemy, renegade Danish lord, Kjartan. While Kjartan lurks in his formidable stronghold of Dunholm, the north is overrun by chaos, rebellion and fear. Together with a small band of warriors, Uhtred plans his attack on his enemy, revenge fuelling his anger, resolute on bloody retribution. But, he finds himself betrayed and ends up on a desperate slave voyage to Iceland.

Additional Information

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System control numberE14713
Original Print PublisherLondon, U.K. : HarperCollins, 2006.
Series statementBook 3 of The Last Kingdom Series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 3 of The Last Kingdom Series
Narrator NameJonathan Keeble.
Participant or performer noteJonathan Keeble.