Bernard Cornwell

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I was amazed how fast I was drawn into this story and onto the side of Nick Hook, the protagonist. That in spite of his first act being being rather heinous. Hook is an archer and it’s his journey that is used to guide us through the events leading up to and during the legendary – Read the rest of this review

The Last Kingdom

This the first book in the Warrior Chronicles, which chart the life story of Uhtred, Ealdorman (a lord) of Bebbanburg (Bamburgh) in Northumbria (now Northumberland). It starts with him as a ten-year-old, shortly before his father is killed and he’s adopted by a Danish Earl as the Danes invade northern England. Uhtred’s journey through the – Read the rest of this review