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War of the wolf / Bernard Cornwell ; [map by John Gilkes].

by Cornwell, Bernard [author.]; Gilkes, John [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Last kingdom ; [11]. Publisher: London, England : HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]Description: 333 pages : map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780008183844; 0008183848; 9780062563170; 0062563173; 9780008183837; 000818383X.Subject(s): Edward, King of England, -924 -- Fiction | Ethelfled, -918 -- Fiction | 449-1066 | Saxons -- Fiction. -- England | Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Vikings -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Uhtred of Bebbanburg has won back his ancestral home but, threatened from all sides by enemies both old and new, he doesn't have long to enjoy the victory. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival parties scramble to settle on the identity of the next king. And across the country invading Norsemen continue their relentless incursion, ever hungry for land. Uhtred finds himself once again torn between his two heritages. For decades, Uhtred has stood at the intersection between Pagan and Christian, between Saxon and Viking, between the old world he was born into and the new world being forged around him. But as the winds of change gather pace, the pressure on Uhtred as father, as politician and as warrior grows as never before.
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Sequel to: The flame bearer.

Uhtred of Bebbanburg has won back his ancestral home but, threatened from all sides by enemies both old and new, he doesn't have long to enjoy the victory. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival parties scramble to settle on the identity of the next king. And across the country invading Norsemen continue their relentless incursion, ever hungry for land. Uhtred finds himself once again torn between his two heritages. For decades, Uhtred has stood at the intersection between Pagan and Christian, between Saxon and Viking, between the old world he was born into and the new world being forged around him. But as the winds of change gather pace, the pressure on Uhtred as father, as politician and as warrior grows as never before.

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