Bernard Cornwell seeks to retell the history of England’s founding through his historical novels–and the adventure continues in his latest, The Flame Bearer.

In a 10-minute conversation with The Bookmonger, Cornwell discusses why Alfred the Great was so great, how his main character is loosely based on one of his own ancient ancestors, and for how long he thinks he’ll keep on adding new titles to this current series of books.

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    I’ve read the entire Sharpe series and loved every minute of it. The slightly-out-of -series stories with Sharpe at Trafalgar and Waterloo were actually my favorites. I just completed book 2 in this series and it’s been a pleasure all the way. Thanks for these wonderful stories.

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    MLH

    Just added the The Last Kingdom  to my Netflix streaming queue. Imdb.com gives it 8.3 stars.

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