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Sword of Kings

(2019)
(Book 12 in the Last Kingdom series)
A novel by

 
 
The 12th installment of Bernard Cornwell's New York Times best-selling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England - "superior entertainment that is both engaging and enlightening" (Washington Post), and the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit Netflix series.

It is a time of political turmoil once more as the fading King Edward begins to lose control over his successors and their supporters. There are two potential heirs - possibly more - and doubt over whether the once separate states of Wessex and Mercia will hold together. Despite attempts at pulling him into the political fray, Uhtred of Bebbanburg cares solely about his beloved Northumbria and its continuing independence from southern control.

But an oath is a strong, almost sacred commitment and such a promise had been exchanged between Uhtred and Aethelstan, his onetime companion in arms and now a potential king. Uhtred was tempted to ignore the demands of the oath and stay in his northern fastness, leaving the quarrelling Anglo-Saxons to sort out their own issues. But an attack on him by a leading supporter of one of the candidates and an unexpected appeal for help from another, drives Uhtred with a small band of warriors south, into the battle for kingship - and England's fate.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Bernard Cornwell's Sword of Kings

Hardback Editions

November 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-256321-1 / 978-0-06-256321-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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September 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-818389-9 / 978-0-00-818389-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

May 2020 : UK Paperback

Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-818393-7 / 978-0-00-818393-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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May 2020 : UK Paperback

Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-818392-9 / 978-0-00-818392-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-294477-0 / 978-0-06-294477-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-818390-2 / 978-0-00-818390-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sword of Kings CD: A Novel (Saxon Tales)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-295657-4 / 978-0-06-295657-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: A Novel
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


October 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-833676-8 / 978-0-00-833676-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


October 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   


October 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   


October 2019 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sword of Kings (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 12)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU