War of the wolf a novel
by Cornwell, Bernard,
|Format:||Book on CD 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Bernard Cornwell's epic story of the making of England continues in this eleventh installment in the bestselling Saxon Tales series--"like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer)--the basis of the hit Netflix television series The Last Kingdom.
His blood is SaxonHis heart is VikingHis battleground is England
"Perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today" (Washington Post), Bernard Cornwell has dazzled and entertained readers and critics with his page-turning bestsellers. Of all his protagonists, however, none is as beloved as Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
And while Uhtred might have regained his family's fortress, it seems that a peaceful life is not to be - as he is under threat from both an old enemy and a new foe. The old enemy comes from Wessex where a dynastic struggle will determine who will be the next king. And the new foe is Sköll, a Norseman, whose ambition is to be King of Northumbria and who leads a frightening army of wolf-warriors, men who fight half-crazed in the belief that they are indeed wolves. Uhtred, believing he is cursed, must fend off one enemy while he tries to destroy the other. In this new chapter of the Saxon Tales series--a rousing adventure of courage, treachery, duty, devotion, majesty, love and battle, as seen through the eyes of a warrior straddling two worlds--Uhtred returns to fight once again for the destiny of England.
Cornwell, Bernard. Last kingdom. bk. 11.
#1 - The Last Kingdom
#2 - The Pale horseman
#3 - Lords of the north
#4 - Sword song
#5 - The Burning land
#6 - Death of kings
#7 - The Pagan lord
#8 - The Empty throne
#9 - Warriors of the storm
#10 - The Flame bearer
#11 - War of the wolf
#12 - Sword of kings
#13 - War lord
-- of Bebbanburg (Fictitious character)
Edward, -- King of England, -- -924 -- Fiction.
Ethelfled, -- -918 -- Fiction.
Saxons -- Fiction.
Vikings -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
|Publisher|| [New York] :HarperCollins,2018
Performed by Matt Bates.
11 audio discs (13 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.