The Winter King

A Novel of Arthur
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Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Series: Warlord Chronicles Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Apr 15, 1997
Product Number: EB00095475
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250017369
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It takes a remarkable writer to make an old story as fresh and compelling as the first time we heard it. With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur. The tale begins in Dark Age Britain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people. It is to this desperate land that Arthur returns, a man at once utterly human and truly heroic: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant. As Arthur fights to keep a flicker of civilization alive in a barbaric world, Bernard Cornwell makes a familiar tale into a legend all over again.

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Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Narrator(s): Jonathan Keeble
Series:
Product Number Z100087046
Released: Dec 02, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062393876

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