Der sterbende K nig

  • Filename: der-sterbende-k-nig.
  • ISBN: 9783644471511
  • Release Date: 2012-09-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH



Der König stirbt. Das Reich soll leben. Zum Ende des neunten Jahrhunderts droht England erneut im Chaos zu versinken. Uhtreds Herr, König Alfred, ist ein todkranker Mann. Krieg liegt in der Luft. Alfred will, dass sein Sohn Edward ihm auf dem Thron folgt. Doch die Krone begehren viele, Sachsen und heidnische Wikingerfürsten. Ist es für den Krieger Uhtred nun an der Zeit, das ihm geraubte Land im Norden wiederzuerobern? Nein. Denn auch wenn ihn kein Eid an den schwachen Königssohn bindet: Uhtred wird nicht zusehen, wie Alfreds Traum von einem starken England in Blut und Brand versinkt. «Von allen lebenden und toten Autoren, die ich je gelesen habe, schreibt Bernard Cornwell die besten Schlachtszenen.» (George R.R. Martin)

Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings

  • Filename: ambrose-bierce-and-the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0142001333
  • Release Date: 2002-07-19
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Oakley M. Hall
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA



World-famous journalist Ambrose Bierce investigates the disappearance of a Hawaiian princess and is plunged headlong into a world of intrigue and mystery surrounding the court of Hawaiian royalty living in San Francisco. By the author of Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades. Reprint.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 1852855851
  • Release Date: 2007-01-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Michael Evans
  • Publisher: A&C Black



A King's death was a critical and highly dramatic moment, often with major political consequences. This is an account of what is known about the deaths of all medieval English kings.

Death of Kings The Last Kingdom Series Book 6

  • Filename: death-of-kings-the-last-kingdom-series-book-6.
  • ISBN: 9780007331826
  • Release Date: 2011-09-29
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK



The master of historical fiction presents the iconic story of King Alfred and the making of a nation.

Der sterbende K nig

  • Filename: der-sterbende-k-nig.
  • ISBN: 3499259036
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 508
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher:



The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781509817344
  • Release Date: 2017-01-26
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Rennie Airth
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan



From the critically acclaimed author Rennie Airth, comes the fifth John Madden mystery, The Death of Kings. I have reason to believe that the jade pendant accompanying this letter is the same one that disappeared from Miss Portia Blake's body in August 1938 . . . Since the piece could not have been stolen by the man who was hanged for Miss Blake's murder, the question arises: who else could have taken it? And why? 1949. An unsigned letter arrives on the desk of Chief Inspector Derry of the Canterbury police. Enclosed is a jade pendant, identical to the one that went missing from the body of Portia Blake, an actress murdered a decade previously. The case had been shut quickly at the time - the accused vagrant gave a written confession and was sentenced to the gallows - but in the police's haste to close the inquiry, the necklace was never recovered. Until now. Inspector Madden is asked to investigate the letter's worrying claims by his old friend, and former Chief Inspector, Angus Sinclair, who fears the wrong man may have been hanged on his watch. But with a world war separating Madden from the murder, the truth will not come easy . . .

A Death of Kings

  • Filename: a-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0972588043
  • Release Date: 2002-11
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman Barker
  • Publisher:



This novel continues the story of Hársan, as he voyages out to the Far Eastern coast of Salarvyá. The country is in chaos as various factions fight for power after the death of the '"Mad King," Griggatsétsa. Hársan and his companions struggle through the riot-torn streets of the capital, Tsatsayágga, and then on to distant Jækanta. On their voyage, they obtain new insights into the mysterious College at the End of Time, the Undying Wizards, and the Unstraightened City.

Death of Kings

  • Filename: death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781472103833
  • Release Date: 2012-10-25
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Philip Gooden
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



Elizabeth I is nearing the end of her reign with no direct heir and plots and rumours of rebellion abound. The Queen's former favourite, the Earl of Essex, appears to be eager to protect the throne, but some believe he intends to seize it. In the world of the theatre, the Chamberlain's Men are approached by a member of Essex's inner circle. He offers them money to put on a special performance of Shakespeare's Richard II - the treasonous drama of monarchy deposed and murdered. And player Nick Revill finds himself forced to act as a government spy and keep watch on his own company. But then the murders start... Praise for Philip Gooden: 'Highly entertaining.' Sunday Times 'Welcome to Elizabethan England where... Gooden will give you a gratifying taste of the danger and excitement of that lusty place and time.' Publishers Weekly

Death of Kings

  • Filename: death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0007331819
  • Release Date: 2012-05-01
  • Number of pages: 380
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher: Harper



As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. For the Viking-raised but Saxon-born warrior, Uhtred, whose life seems to shadow the making of England, this presents him with difficult choices.King Alfred is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain to renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north.Uhtred's loyalty - and his vows - were to Alfred, not to his son, and despite his long years of service to Alfred, he is still not committed to the Saxon cause. His own desire is to reclaim his long lost lands and castle to the north. But the challenge to him, as the king's warrior, is that he knows that he will either be the means of making Alfred's dream of a united and Christian England come to pass or be responsible for condemning it to oblivion.This novel is a dramatic story of the power of tribal commitment and the terrible difficulties of divided loyalties.

The death of kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015014858776
  • Release Date: 1954
  • Number of pages: 478
  • Author: Charles Wertenbaker
  • Publisher:



Falconer and the Death of Kings

  • Filename: falconer-and-the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781780101835
  • Release Date: 2011-11-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ian Morson
  • Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd



Master William Falconer returns in this chilling and atmospheric medieval murder mystery. - Oxford, January 1273. When Regent Master William Falconer receives a cryptic message from Friar Roger, an old friend whose experimental scientific ideas the church consider heretical, he travels to Paris to find him. On arrival, he discovers his friend has been incarcerated in a friary, and he must work to ensure that his scientific theories are not lost forever. But, unbeknownst to Falconer, King Edward has a task for him – one that will test even the Regent Master’s legendary powers of deduction.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0902920995
  • Release Date: 2000-01-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Clifford Brewer
  • Publisher:



A catalogue of the ailments of Britain's monarchs of from Edward the Confessor to Victoria, written by a surgeon. Using the most up-to-date research, Brewer interprets historic accounts of symptoms, odd behaviour and murder to identify the cause of death for each monarch, including new diagnoses for the conditions of Queen Anne and George III. The book concludes with a location list of royal tombs.

Emperor

  • Filename: emperor.
  • ISBN: 1439560579
  • Release Date: 2008-10-08
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Conn Iggulden
  • Publisher:



After being captured and ransomed by pirates and left to seek revenge on foreign soil, Julius Caesar is reunited with his lifelong friend, Marcus Brutus, to protect the city of Rome from an uprising led by rebel slave Spartacus.

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