The winter king: A Novel of Arthur

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It takes a truly great storyteller to make an old story as fresh and compelling as the first time it was told. In The Winter King, Bernard Cornwell, who has been called one of the most accomplished and stylish storytellers now writing (Kirkus Reviews), tells the tale he was meant to tell: the mythic saga of King Arthur. Powerful and dramatic.--Sharon Kay Penman.
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Grouping Title winter king
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display_description It takes a remarkable writer to make an old story as fresh and compelling as the first time we heard it. With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur. The tale begins in Dark Age Britain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people. It is to this desperate land that Arthur returns, a man at once utterly human and truly heroic: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant. As Arthur fights to keep a flicker of civilization alive in a barbaric world, Bernard Cornwell makes a familiar tale into a legend all over again.
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subject_facet Arthur, -- King -- Fiction, Arthurian romances -- Adaptations, Audiobooks, Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Fantastic fiction, Historical -- FICTION, Historical -- Fantasy, Historical fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / General, Juvenile fiction
title_display The winter king : a novel of Arthur
title_full The Winter King A Novel of Arthur [eBook] Cornwell, Bernard., The winter king : a novel of Arthur / Bernard Cornwell, The winter king [electronic resource] / Bernard Cornwell
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title_sub A Novel of Arthur
topic_facet Arthur, Arthurian romances, Britons, Historical, JUVENILE FICTION / General, Juvenile fiction, Kings and rulers