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The Resource The Winter King

The Winter King

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The Winter King
Title
The Winter King
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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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Summary
In Dark Age Britain, a land from which Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, and it is up to Arthur, a courageous and honorable man, to preserve the lonely embers of civilization in a barbaric world
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Character
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021739
Cataloging source
HCO
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Warlord chronicles
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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a novel of Arthur
Label
The Winter King
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:c872469c-4127-4cd4-b007-4af2dd1542a8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781250017369
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Winter King
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c872469c-4127-4cd4-b007-4af2dd1542a8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781250017369
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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