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The Resource Death of kings : a novel, Bernard Cornwell

Death of kings : a novel, Bernard Cornwell

Label
Death of kings : a novel
Title
Death of kings
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Saxon claimants to the throne during the forming of England at the end of the ninth century continues as Alfred the Great lays dying and the fate of the Angles, Saxons, and Vikings hangs in the balance
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Summary
As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. For the Viking-raised but Saxon-born warrior, Uhtred, whose life seems to shadow the making of England, this presents him with difficult choices. King Alfred is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain to renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north. Uhtred's loyalty, and his vows, were to Alfred, not to his son, and despite his long years of service to Alfred, he is still not committed to the Saxon cause. His own desire is to reclaim his long lost lands and castle to the north. But the challenge to him, as the king's warrior, is that he knows that he will either be the means of making Alfred's dream of a united and Christian England come to pass or be responsible for condemning it to oblivion.
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.O75
LC item number
D43 2012
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
The Saxon tales
Series volume
6]
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of kings : a novel, Bernard Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and series numeration from NoveList
  • Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19501817
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780061969652
Lccn
bl2011032368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn730414084
  • (OCoLC)730414084
Label
Death of kings : a novel, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Note
  • Title and series numeration from NoveList
  • Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19501817
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780061969652
Lccn
bl2011032368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn730414084
  • (OCoLC)730414084

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