What are the best books by Bernard Cornwell?

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    #1The Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales)

    The Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales)

    The Last Kingdom is the first book in the series The Saxon Chronicles. It tells the story of Uhtred Ragnarson, a boy who was born a Saxon and then kidnapped by Danes as a child. Since then they raised Uhtred to become a warrior. 


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    Tang Zhou
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Similar to Game of Thrones, but real. The Last Kingdom is a fictional narrative of the history of England during the 9th century."
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    Azincourt is a historical fiction novel by the acclaimed British author Bernard Cornwell, first published in 2008. It fictionalizes the famed Battle of Agincourt of 1415, seen through the eyes of the protagonist Nicholas Hook.


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    Ronald Rice
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "After reading Death of Kings I was hooked. I decided to seek out all the books written by Bernard Cornwell. This is only my second read from the author but they just keep getting better. I just love the fictional war stories that also have some historical truths. Another great novel read by him. Ill certainly be back."
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    #3Death of Kings (Saxon Tales)

    Death of Kings (Saxon Tales)

    The sixth book of the 'Saxon Tales' series starts with the death of Alfred the Great, whose successor is not yet clear. England's unity is at stake, and even though his son Edward was named his successor, there are many Saxons claiming the throne, and many Vikings are ready to attack from the North.


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    Keith Wilson
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Death of Kings (Saxon Tales) is one of the best books by Bernard Cornwell. My son read it over and over and couldn't get tired of it. It's one of those books that live in one's mind even when they grow old. "
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    #4Excalibur (The Warlord Chronicles)

    Excalibur (The Warlord Chronicles)

    Excalibur, the last book in Bernard Cornwell's The Warlord Chronicles, is about King Arthur's battle against the Saxons and his fight to save his broken marriage with Genievere. 


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    Henry Bell
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Old but classic, incredibly great and entertaining to read. This is perhaps Bernard Cornwell's greatest work, it is simply a timeless classic! "
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    #5Vagabond (The Grail Quest)

    Vagabond (The Grail Quest)

    Vagabond is a historical fiction novel written by Bernard Cornwell. First published in 2002, it is the second book in the Grail Quest series. Set in 1347, it tells the story of Thomas of Hookton as he attempts to find the Holy Grail.


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    Micaela de la Torre
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This book continues the story of the Thomas Hookton as he searches for the elusive Holy Grail. It gets better with each page, and I couldn't put it down until the end."
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    #6The Burning Land (Saxon Tales)

    The Burning Land (Saxon Tales)

    King Alfred of Wessex is too ill to command his armies, so it is up to Alfred to defeat the invading Danes lead by Harald Bloodhair, who has teamed up with long-lost friends to try to conquer England. 


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    Larry Richardson
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I have loved Bernard Cornwell's novels for many years now. I started with the wonderful Sharpe Series and then Starbuck Chronicles and the Grail Quest, I have now worked my way through fifth novel of his Saxon series and it doesn’t disappoint. We follow King Alfred on his second campaign and can’t say more, but if you like history: English, Military, European, Saxon, and World History. You must read Cornwell and this book"
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    #7The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles)

    The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles)

    The Winter King is a historical fantasy novel by Bernard Cornwell. First published in 1995, it is the first novel in the Warlord Chronicles series. Set in Britain during the Dark Ages, it tells the story of the legendary King Arthur.


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    Willie Hill
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "it s good novel and very intresting"
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    #8The Pagan Lord (Saxon Tales)

    The Pagan Lord (Saxon Tales)

    Alfred the Great is now dead, and his son Edward is the king of England, but peace won't last long, as the Danes in the north are planning their attack: led by Viking Cnut, they won't rest until the emerald crown is theirs. 


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    Willie Jacobs
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This is book seven of the Warrior Chronicles series, and I have to say it's my favorite. In fact, it's arguably Bernard Cornwell's best book period. The Pagan Lord is an addicting read, highly entertaining, and chugs along at a quick pace which left me wanting to read the whole thing in one sitting!"
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    #9Enemy of God (The Warlord Chronicles)

    Enemy of God (The Warlord Chronicles)

    Enemy of God is novel by the renowned author of historical fiction books, Bernard Cornwell. First published in 1996, it is the second book in the Warlord Chronicles. In it, Cornwell continues his retelling of the Arthurian legend.


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    Jeffrey Gordon
    Written on April 24, 2018
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    #10Heretic (The Grail Quest)

    Heretic (The Grail Quest)

    Heretic is a historical fiction novel by Bernard Cornwell. First published in 2003, it is the third and final book in the Grail Quest series. Set during the Hundred Years' War, it continues the story of Thomas of Hookton.


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    Ajay Kapur
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is a very good book and also very interesting to read. It is a fictional novel by Bernard Cornwell that was published in 2003. I like the mystery and adventure the books takes the reader through. I highly recommend this read. "


Best What are the best books by Bernard Cornwell
1The Last Kingdom (Saxon Tales)Books 13 Paid
2AzincourtBooks 12 Paid
3Death of Kings (Saxon Tales)Books 11 Paid
4Excalibur (The Warlord Chronicles)Books 10 Paid
5Vagabond (The Grail Quest)Books 9 Paid
6The Burning Land (Saxon Tales)Books 8 Paid
7The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles)Books 6 Paid
8The Pagan Lord (Saxon Tales)Books 4 Paid
9Enemy of God (The Warlord Chronicles)Books 2 Paid
10Heretic (The Grail Quest)Books 0 Paid

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