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|Title||:||The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1)|
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|Category||:||Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical, Fantasy|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1) This is the story of the making of England in the th and th centuries the years in which King Alfred the Great his son and grandson defeated the Danish Vikings who had invaded and occupied three of England s four kingdoms .
The story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred a dispossessed nobleman who is captured as a child by the Danes and then raised by them so that by the time the Northmen begin their assault on Wessex Alfred s kingdom and the last territory in English hands Uhtred almost thinks of himself as a Dane He certainly has no love for Alfred whom he considers a pious weakling and no match for Viking savagery yet when Alfred unexpectedly defeats the Danes and the Danes themselves turn on Uhtred he is finally forced to choose sides By now he is a young man in love trained to fight and ready to take his place in the dreaded shield wall Above all though he wishes to recover his father s land the enchanting fort of Bebbanburg by the wild northern sea .
This thrilling adventure based on existing records of Bernard Cornwell s ancestors depicts a time when law and order were ripped violently apart by a pagan assault on Christian England an assault that came very close to destroying England