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Death of Kings

(2011)
(The sixth book in the Last Kingdom series)
A novel by

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

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.

This is the making of England magnificently brought to life by the master of historical fiction.

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Hardback Editions

January 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death of Kings
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-196965-6 / 978-0-06-196965-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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January 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of Kings
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4458-7454-7 / 978-1-4458-7454-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of Kings (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4458-7453-9 / 978-1-4458-7453-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO Limited
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November 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of Kings
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-78081-422-4 / 978-1-78081-422-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Books Events - Special Repackaged Edition
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September 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-733178-9 / 978-0-00-733178-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-733180-0 / 978-0-00-733180-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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August 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death of Kings (Saxon Tales)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-196966-4 / 978-0-06-196966-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
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May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-733181-9 / 978-0-00-733181-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-210714-3 / 978-0-06-210714-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-733179-7 / 978-0-00-733179-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

January 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Death of Kings: Saxon Tales, Book 6
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperAudio
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2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell Unabridged MP3 CD Audiobook
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4640-1555-4 / 978-1-4640-1555-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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September 2011 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-743067-1 / 978-0-00-743067-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Death of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon   


September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Death of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


2011 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-85735-428-0 / 978-0-85735-428-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Kindle Editions

January 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Death of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   


September 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
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