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The Burning Land: A Novel

The fourth in the best-selling Alfred series from number-one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. The year isand England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and Alfred's kingdom of Wessex in the south. But trouble stirs, a dead man has risen and new Vikings have arrived to occupy London. It is a dangerous time, and it falls to Uhtred, half Saxon, half Dane, a man feared and respected the length and breadth of Britain, to expel the Viking raiders and take control of London for Alfred.

The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.

Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his son reigns as king. Wessex survives but peace cannot hold. The Danes in the north, led by Viking Cnut Longsword, stand ready to invade and will never rest until the emerald crown is theirs. Enter a world where bloody battles and heroic deeds combine in the historic struggle to unite Britain in the face of a common enemy.

The year is and the Vikings have been thrown out of Wessex. Uhtred, fresh from fighting for Alfred in the battle to free Wessex, travels north to seek revenge for his father's death, killed in a bloody raid by Uhtred's old enemy, renegade Danish lord, Kjartan.

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The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. In the battle for power, there can be only one ruler. England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. His wife is a formidable fighter and great leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom.

A Saxon raised by Vikings. A pagan fighting for a Christian King. The conflict at the heart of a hero will be played out in the fight for England. It is Across the kingdoms of Britain the Danes are gaining strength. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, a pagan warrior, must decide who he will align with: the Vikings who raised him or Alfred, King of the West Saxons. The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number-one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.

A fragile peace is about to be broken But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids. The brand-new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.

From the day it was stolen from me, I had dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg. The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island; it was massive, it could be approached only on land by a single narrow track - and it was mine. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival parties scramble to settle on the identity of the next king.

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And across the country, invading Norsemen continue their relentless incursion, ever hungry for land. England is in turmoil as Vikings and Saxons battle for territory. Rumours build about the fatal sickness of the King, and the country awaits an heir.

A violent clash at sea forces the warrior lord Uhtred to lead his men from his Northumbrian fortress to London and plunge into the eye of the storm.

For two kings claim the empty throne and a new kingdom cannot be born without bloodshed. Our hero, Uhtred, has been made governor of London. This fourth book in the series is set mostly in London and covers Alfred's building of fortified towns to hold Wessex and his push into Mercia. Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria.

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Orphaned at 10, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. The struggle between the English and the Danes and the strife between christianity and paganism is the background to Uhtred's growing up.

Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade.

The continuing story of Arthur, the second in a trilogy which began with The Winter King. The novels bring Arthur and his world to vivid life.

A man battling for his vision of the future in a brutal age, dragged down by suspicions and magics of the past, surrounded by intrigue, dependent on his skill at war and genius for leadership. The year is The army may be led by the King, but it is the archers, the common men, who are England's secret weapon. The French know them as Harlequins. Thomas of Hookton is one of these archers. But he is also on a personal mission: To avenge his father's death and retrieve a stolen relic.

A story of love, war, loyalty and betrayal, Excalibur begins with the failure of Lancelot's rebellion and the ruin of Arthur's marriage to Guinevere. The Saxons, sensing the disunity of the Britons, seize the chance to destroy Arthur. But the promises he made then come back to haunt him after the years of peace and glory.

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the best-selling Harlequin, this is the second installment in Bernard Cornwell's Grail Quest series. Thomas is determined to pursue his personal quest: to discover whether a relic he is searching for is the Holy Grail.

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the number one best seller Vagabond, this is the third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's Grail Quest series, in a bright and bold repackage. The Hundred Years War has been suspended.

The truce releases English archer Thomas of Hookton to pursue his arch enemy and resume his quest for the most prized relic in Christendom: the Holy Grail.

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Heading south, Thomas and his men-at-arms begin lightning raids to draw out his enemy. Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony.

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Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be known as the Black Prince, is assembling an army to fight the French once more, but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task. In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde, who is encouraged to cruelty by his woman, Skade.

But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap and, at Farnham in Surrey, inflicts one of the greatest defeats the Vikings were ever to suffer.

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This novel, the fifth in the magnificent series of England's history tells of the final assaults on Alfred's Wessex, that Wessex survived to become England is because men like Uhtred defeated an enemy feared throughout Christendom. Good story but the narrator left a lot to be desired. Should have kept jonathan keeble!!! The narrator does a good job but is so bland in comparison to the narrator in the first lot of books.

He was truly amazing and brought such life to the book. The first For books were great you could have believed there was written and read by a sword wielding blood spitting Warrior but now they feel like they are getting read by a very annoyed accountant.

And to find out that this narrator is going to read every book in the series from now on has caused me to call it quits on book number 5. I found it difficult to get used to the change in narrator. I am confused as to why you would change halfway through a series, but imagine there was a good reason. It's such a shame that they changed the brilliant Jonathan Keeble, who read the first four books. Matt Bates reads in rather flat monotone, struggles with accents and pronounces the names differently.

Keeble on the other hand, bought humor, warmth and ferociousness to his voices. He didn't just read the books, but acted them out with energy and gusto.

The stories were much more vivid when he was the narrator.

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I think i'll stop with this book, which is a shame, as I was really enjoying the Last Kingdom series. I'm sure Matt Bates would be fine for non-fiction narration, but he was poorly cast in this case. They replaced the voice actor, the new one is monotone and not as good at accents. He makes the characters dull. The chap who takes over from Johnathan Keeble is a truly awful narrator!! My love of this series died about three hours into this book because of one man.

Matt Bates. Matt bates has completely ruined an amazing series. Monotone can't pronounce characters names properly battles scenes are awful. Will not be listening to the rest of the books not worth wasting my credits on.

An obviously no one at audible is bothering to take notice of what people think. Give it a chance. Awful narration. There must have been some reason to change the narrator during the series but could he and the producers not familiarise themselves with the previous versions so that they pronounced the character names the same!

Completely changed the story due to lack of consistency. I am seriously enjoying this series which has me constantly gripped, but I was shocked to hear a completely different voice on book 4 as well as different accents and pronunciation of names, it really spoilt it for me, Jamie Glover was just brilliant and had You so engrossed, in the battles and the storyline, I really missed him on book 4.

John Lee is okay, he's just not Jamie.

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I won't stop until I've read all twelve books though, I love the story.

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  1. Nikole

    The fifth novel in Bernard Cornwell's epic and bestselling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.

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    Listen to Burning Land: A Novel audiobook by Bernard Cornwell. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and​.

  3. Goltijora

    In The Burning Land, Bernard Cornwell, “the reigning king of historical fiction” (​USA Today), delivers a rousing saga of Anglo-Saxon England-an irresistible new​.


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