Sword Song: The Battle for London (Last Kingdom Series #4) (Saxon Tales)

Sword Song: The Battle for London (Last Kingdom Series #4) (Saxon Tales)

by Bernard Cornwell

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Overview

The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and the Saxon kingdom of Wessex in the south. Warrior by instinct and Viking by nature, Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, has land, a wife and children—and a duty to King Alfred to hold the frontier on the Thames. But a dead man has risen, and new Vikings have invaded the decayed Roman city of London with dreams of conquering Wessex . . . with Uhtred's help. Suddenly forced to weigh his oath to the king against the dangerous turning tide of shifting allegiances and deadly power struggles, Uhtred—Alfred's sharpest sword—must now make the choice that will determine England's future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061379741
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Series: Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales) Series , #4
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 11,350
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bernard Cornwell is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestsellers 1356 and Agincourt; the bestselling Saxon Tales, which include The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings, The Pagan Lord, and, most recently, The Empty Throne; and the Richard Sharpe novels, among many others.

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