Bernard Cornwell — The Winter King. A Novel of Arthur, 1996 год

20 мая, 2012 / Автор статьи: admin
The Winter King. A Novel of Arthur - Bernard Cornwell

Penguin Group / —
There was snow when Arthur’s tale began. It was a lifetime ago, in the last year of High King Uther’s reign… However you count the years it was long ago, once upon a time, in a land called Britain, and I was there.
Derfel, once a captain in Arthur’s warband, recalls the dramatic days of wilful Guinevere, arrogant Lancelot, abstracted Merlin and intolerant Bishop Sansum, vying for mastery amid faction and bitter chaos. But, above all he tells the story of Arthur, royal bastard, unwise lover and inspired warlord, the only man who can hold Uther’s throne for its infant heir and unite Britain’s squabbling kingdoms against the enemy at their gates.
Evoking the human realities behind the legends of romance and chivalry, Bernard Cornwell weaves a brutal, magnificent epic of war and love, magic and politics, as the old gods retreat before the spread of Christianity, and the Saxon invaders reach deeper into the heart of Britain…

ISBN: 9780140231861
мягкая обложка, 512 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн

Так же интересно

СТАХАНОВЕЦ
soft.masterit.ru
Заработная плата в управленческом учёте и система мотивации персонала в программных продуктах 1С УПП 8 и 1С КА 8 (книжное издание)
soft.masterit.ru
RE:Flex
soft.masterit.ru


Bernard Cornwell — A Crowning Mercy, 2004 год

29 декабря, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
A Crowning Mercy - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins US / —
The civil war that is tearing England asunder in the year 1643 has not yet touched Dorcas Slythe, a secretly rebellious young Puritan woman living in the countryside south of London, who longs to escape the safe, pious tyranny of her father.
The chance appears with the arrival of Toby Lazender, dashing scion of a powerful royalist family. It is he who renames her «Campion», awakening her to a bold, hitherto unknown passion… and to a mysterious and perilous destiny. With the discovery of an intricately wrought gold seal—one of four that, when joined, will reveal a great secret and uncover an enormous fortune—Campion’s quest begins.
Love, riches, and redemption await her at the end of her perilous adventure. Or death.

ISBN: 978-0-06-072564-8
мягкая обложка, 544 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Sharpe’s Fury, 2006 год

19 декабря, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Sharpe's Fury - Bernard Cornwell

Daedalus Books / —
Sharpe is back, in this 21st entry in Bernard Cornwell’s consistently brilliant historical adventure series. In the winter of 1811 the war against Napoleon seems lost. Spain has fallen except for Cádiz, now under siege. Richard Sharpe and his company are sent to break a bridge across the River Guadiana. What they find is that they have more than one enemy, including a murderous priest blackmailing the British ambassador with a pack of letters to his prostitute lover, a Spanish force more interested in appeasing the French than fighting them, and their own pompous Brigadier Moon. As he does so well, Cornwell brings the historical battle of Barrosa to life, in which an outnumbered British infantry refused to surrender.

ISBN: 9780060530488
твердый переплет, 337 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — The Burning Land, 2010 год

3 ноября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
The Burning Land - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
The latest in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. 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. 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.

ISBN: 978-0-00-732202-2
мягкая обложка, 488 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Enemy of God: A Novel of Arthur, 1998 год

3 ноября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Enemy of God: A Novel of Arthur - Bernard Cornwell

Penguin Group / —
The second book in a trilogy telling the story of Arthur. After one last battle, Arthur will rule a peaceful land. But, unlike Merlin, Arthur has forgotten the Gods, who thrive on chaos. Arthur’s plans are thrown into turmoil, as the search for the 13 sacred objects to restore the Gods begins.

ISBN: 9780140232479
мягкая обложка, 496 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Vagabond (The Grail Quest 2), 2009 год

24 октября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Vagabond (The Grail Quest 2) - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Harlequin, this is the second instalment in Bernard Cornwell’s Grail Quest series.
In Harlequin, Thomas of Hookton travelled to France as an archer and there discovered a shadowy destiny, which linked him to a family of heretical French lords who sought Christendom’s greatest relic. Having survived the battle of Crécy, Thomas is sent back to England, charged with finding the Holy Grail. But Thomas is an archer and when a chance comes to fight against an army invading northern England he jumps at it. Plunged into the carnage of Neville’s Cross, he is oblivious to other enemies who want to destroy him. He discovers too late that he is not the only person pursuing the grail, and that his rivals will do anything to thwart him. After hunting and wounding him, Thomas’s enemies turn him into a fugitive. Fleeing England, he travels to Normandy, determined to rescue Will Skeat, his old commander from Harlequin. Finally Thomas leads his enemies back to Brittany, where he goes to discover an old love and where his pursuers at last trap their reluctant pilgrim. Vagabond is a vivid and realistic portrait of England at a time when the archer was king of Europe’s battlefields.

ISBN: 978-0-00-731031-9
мягкая обложка, 512 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Heretic, 2009 год

22 октября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Heretic - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the number one bestseller Vagabond, this is the third instalment in Bernard Cornwell’s Grail Quest series. In 1347 the English capture Calais and the war with France is suspended by a truce. But for Thomas of Hookton, the hero of Harlequin and Vagabond, there is no end to the fighting. He is pursuing the grail, the most sacred of Christendom’s relics, and is sent to his ancestral homeland, Gascony, to engineer a confrontation with his deadliest enemy, Guy Vexille. Once in the south country Thomas becomes a raider, leading his archers in savage forays that will draw his enemy to his arrows. But then his fortunes change. Thomas becomes the hunted as his campaign is destroyed by the church. With only one companion, a girl condemned to burn as a heretic, Thomas goes to the valley of Astarac where he believes the grail was once hidden and might still be concealed, and there he plays a deadly game of hide and seek with an overwhelming enemy. Then, just as Thomas succeeds in meeting his enemy face to face, fate intervenes as the deadliest plague in the history of mankind erupts into Europe. What had been a landscape of castles, monasteries, vineyards and villages, becomes death’s kingdom and the need for the grail, as a sign of God’s favour, is more urgent than ever.

ISBN: 978-0-00-731032-6
мягкая обложка, 448 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Sharpe’s Trafalgar, 2006 год

4 октября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Sharpe's Trafalgar - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
The seventeenth Sharpe novel sees Sharpe returning from India to London to join the newly formed Green jackets. Sharpe, though a little more comfortable with his new officer rank, is sure that this new unit is of lower status, and that he has failed. His ship home is shipwrecked: he is captured by pirates but fighting free with a few companions, finds himself on a British Navy ship heading to join Nelson’s fleet. And there, in October 1805, he finds himself involved in the great sea battle, and discovers new skills in fighting on sea.

ISBN: 978-0-00-723516-2
мягкая обложка, 384 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Azincourt, 2009 год

30 сентября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Azincourt - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
An extraordinary and dramatic depiction of the legendary battle of Agincourt from the number one historical novelist Agincourt, fought on October 25th 1415, St Crispin’s Day, is one of England’s best-known battles, in part through the brilliant depiction of it in Shakespeare’s Henry V, in part because it was a brilliant and unexpected English victory and in part because it was the first battle won by the use of the longbow — a weapon developed by the English which enabled them to dominate the European battlefields for the rest of the century. Bernard Cornwell’s Azincourt is a vivid, breathtaking and meticulously well-researched account of this momentous battle and its aftermath. From the varying viewpoints of nobles, peasants, archers, and horsemen, Azincourt skilfully brings to life the hours of relentless fighting, the desperation of an army crippled by disease and the exceptional bravery of the English soldiers.

ISBN: 978-0-00-730446-2
мягкая обложка, 512 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн


Bernard Cornwell — Sword Song, 2008 год

15 сентября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Sword Song - Bernard Cornwell

HarperCollins UK / —
The fourth in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. The year is 885, and 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. His uncertain loyalties must now decide England’s future. A gripping tale of love, rivalry and violence, Sword Song tells the story of England’s making.

ISBN: 978-0-00-721973-5
мягкая обложка, 384 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн