Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell

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The Pale Horseman (the title is a reference to Revelation 6. 8) is the second book in the tale of Uhtred, Lord of Bebbanburg, and his tangled relationship with Alfred the Great, King of Wessex in the 9th Century. The story begins on the day after the events described in The Last Kingdom end, and goes on to describe the fateful year in which the Danes capture Alfred's kingdom and drive him as a fugitive into the marshes of Athelney. It seems that Wessex, and England, are destroyed, but Alfred is determined to make one desperate gamble that might save his kingdom This 2005 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780007210466 SKU: 1309997 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.