Series: Saxon Tales

Book Review: The Pagan Lord (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

Book Review: The Pagan Lord (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

“Five things make a man happy,” I told him, “a good ship, a good sword, a good hound, a good horse, and a woman.” “Not a good woman?” Finan asked, amused. “They’re all good,” I said, “except when they’re not, and then they’re better than good.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, The Pagan Lord  The Good…: I’ve enjoyed all […]

Book Review: Death of Kings (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell)

Book Review: Death of Kings (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell)

“Every day is ordinary, until it isn’t.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, Death of Kings The Good…: I LOVE THIS SERIES! Bernard Cornwell’s Death of Kings is another book in his Saxon Stories series to be essentially chock-full of battle scenes from beginning to end. After Alfred dies, other contenders for the crown come out of the woodwork to try to snatch the […]

Book Review: Lords of the North (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

Book Review: Lords of the North (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

“Wyrd bið ful aræd”  ― Bernard Cornwell, Lords of the North The Good…: Author Bernard Cornwell continues to embed amazingly written battle scenes with narrative in the third entry to his Saxon Stories, Lords of the North. Like the last novel, this novel picks up right after (a month later) the events in The Pale Horseman. Uhtred has helped win Alfred’s […]

Book Review: The Pale Horseman (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

Book Review: The Pale Horseman (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

“We make children and wealth and amass land and build halls and assemble armies and give great feasts, but only one thing survives us. Reputation.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, The Pale Horseman The Good…:  While I enjoyed The Last Kingdom a lot, Bernard Cornwell’s sequel, The Pale Horseman, was even better. In The Last Kingdom Cornwell spends a lot of time (as he should) […]

Book Review: The Last Kingdom (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

Book Review: The Last Kingdom (The Warrior Chronicles) by Bernard Cornwell

“Pride makes a man, it drives him, it is the shield wall around his reputation… Men die, they said, but reputation does not die.”  ― Bernard Cornwell, The Last Kingdom  The Good…: If you are a fan of History’s The Vikings, then Bernard Cornwell’s The Last Kingdom is the book for you! This story takes place after Ragnar Lothbrok has died, […]