The Resource The empty throne, Bernard Cornwell

The empty throne, Bernard Cornwell

Label
The empty throne
Title
The empty throne
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. The forces of Wessex and Mercia have united against the Danes, but instability and the threat of Viking raids still hang heavy over Britain's kingdoms. For Aethelred, Lord of the Mercians, is dying, leaving no heir and the stage is set for rivals to fight for the throne. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Mercia's greatest warrior, has always supported Athelflaed to be Mercia's next ruler, but will the aristocracy ever accept a woman as their leader? Even one who is Aethelred's widow and sister to the king of Wessex? As the Mercians squabble and the West Saxons try to annex their country, new enemies appear on the northern frontier. The Saxons desperately need strong leadership, but instead they are fighting for an empty throne and threatening to undo the unity and strength they have fought so hard to achieve. Bernard Cornwell's new novel is an outstanding tale of a country torn apart by invasions and dynastic strife, from a master storyteller
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Saxon tales
  • Warrior Chronicles
  • Last kingdom
Target audience
adult
The empty throne, Bernard Cornwell
Label
The empty throne, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The pagan lord
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
15689275
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
302 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007504176
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780007504169
  • (OCoLC)893327827
  • (AuCNLKIN)000053548650

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