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The Winter King

Frederick V of the Palatinate and the Coming of the Thirty Years" War

by Brennan C. Pursell

  • 46 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Causes,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Palatinate (Germany),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • I,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Germany,
  • Holy Roman Empire,
  • Frederick,
  • General,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Royalty,
  • Thirty Years" War, 1618-1648,
  • 1596-1632,
  • Biography,
  • Bohemia (Czech Republic),
  • Historiography,
  • King of Bohemia,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7990456M
    ISBN 100754634019
    ISBN 109780754634010

    The Winter King boasts an engrossing, complex and compelling storyline rarely found in stories based on the Arthurian legends, which tend toward the tradition of chivalry, knights, round tables and simple good/evil battles against Mordred, Oberon and Morgan Le Fay.   Booktopia has The Winter King, A Novel of Arthur by Bernard Cornwell. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Winter King online from Australia's leading online bookstore/5(2).

    The winter king by Bernard Cornwell. Publication date Topics Arthur, King -- Fiction, Arthurian romances -- Adaptations, Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Britons -- Fiction, Large type books, Great Britain -- History -- To -- Fiction Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : The Winter King | What We're Reading Now"This book touches upon war, love, revenge, honor and destiny while taking each player in King Arthur mythos and painting them in rich, emotional layers. "Heather Stoffa - Books-A-Million, Myrtle Beach, SC Set firmly in Britain's Dark Ages, "The Winter King" goes far beyond the usual tales of romance and chivalry to forever change the way the legend of Brand: St. Martin's Griffin.

      ‎An epic new fantasy romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author C. L. Wilson After three long years of war, starkly handsome Wynter Atrialan will have his vengeance on Summerlea's king by taking one of the man's beautiful, beloved /5(79).   Audiobook HD Audio - Bernard Cornwell - The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles, #1) vol2/ valentine tramble Narrated by Charlton Heston full audio book - .


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The Winter King is book one (of 3) and mostly takes the reader back to life in mid- 5th century southern England. Cornwell does a great job of representing the life, times and struggles of the populace while introducing us to his version of some familiar character - Uther Pendragon, Merlin, his sister Morgan (I have always known her as Morgana) and by: 2.

Wintry and dangerous but hauntingly lovely, The Winter King is the debut novel from author Christine Cohen/5(69). The Winter King: A Novel of Arthur was a brilliant first series into the world of warlord Arthur.

I learned about Cornwell's masterpiece from fellow GR friends, and frankly I've never read any previous Arthur legends- as I was never that thrilled into a character piece about Brittain/5. Bernard Cornwell's The Winter King is the first in his trilogy of books dealing with the story of King Arthur.

Our narrator, Derfel, is a Saxon orphan who was adopted by Merlin, a one of Arthur's confidantes and chief fighters/5(). As he emerges as the victor, the frozen heart of the Winter King threatens to take over his body and his life. Only love could keep that from happening and plunging everything in the world into a perpetual freeze.

Winter is running out of time and as far as he and his priestess counselor can tell, /5. The Paperback of the The Winter King (Weathermages of Mystral Series #1) by C.

Wilson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(58). The Winter King. Stonehenge: B.C. Arthurian literature may be a worldwide cottage industry, but Cornwell, author of the Sharpe series of historical military adventures (Sharpe's Battle, etc.) stands out from the crowd with this exemplary kickoff to a trilogy about the legendary warrior-king.

Read The Winter King. After three long years of war, starkly handsome Wynter Atrialan will have his vengeance on Summerlea's king by taking one of the man's beautiful, beloved daughters as his bride. But though peace is finally at hand, Wynter's battle with the Ice Heart, the dread power he embraced to avenge his brother's death, rages on.

The Winter King, like the rest of the trilogy, is narrated by Derfel (which is pronounced Dervel), one of Arthur’s warriors. This first book tells how after the death of Uther, High King of Britain, the country falls into chaos.

Uther’s heir is a child, Mordred, and Arthur, his uncle, is named one of the boy’s guardians. Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England by Thomas Penn – review Two themes of his book preside: the permanent vulnerability of Henry's regime, and Author: Blair Worden. - Buy The Winter King (Book One): The First Book in the Acclaimed Arthurian Chronicles Trilogy (Warlord Chronicles) book online at best prices in India on Read The Winter King (Book One): The First Book in the Acclaimed Arthurian Chronicles Trilogy (Warlord Chronicles) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:   With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur.

The tale begins in Dark Age Britain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people/5(). With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur/5(99).

The Kings in Winter by Cecelia Holland and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Winter King - AbeBooks Passion for books. Bernard Cornwell's "The Winter King" rips a bleak and gritty tale of the legendary Arthur, a realistic rendering of life in Briton's 5th Century, a period of history described as "The Dark Ages" for good reason.

As always, Cornwell's fiction based-in-history is well researched and fast by: 2. Narrated by Heather Wilds Long books can be both a blessing and a curse.

There’s nothing better than losing myself in a really long novel, but there’s nothing worse than suffering through until the end if it turns out to be horrible.

At just over twenty-one hours in length, The. The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell begins a three-novel story of Arthur, showing him intending to unite Britain against the invading Saxons and Irish, but indulging his passion for Princess Guinevere sowing the seeds of civil war.

The novel examines closely the society of fifth-century Britain. The Winter King had also left behind a book of obscure clues and riddles that supposedly led to the sword’s secret hiding place, in case his own descendants.

More life reflections from the bestselling author on themes of societal captivity and the catharsis of personal freedom. In her third book, Doyle (Love Warrior,etc.) begins with a life-changing event.“Four years ago,” she writes, “married to the Author: Thomas Penn.

More than simply a biographical study of Frederick, The Winter King provides a fresh and compelling study into the causes of the Thirty Years’ War. Examining the early stages of the war through the locus of Frederick, it reconciles the forces of confession, conscience and constitutionalism that affected Frederick’s decision making at Cited by: 5.

The Winter King was a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Best Book Award Finalist for best fantasy romance. The Winter King was selected by Publishers Weekly reviews editors as one of Spring 's Most Anticipated Reads; The Winter King was a Georgia Romance Writers' Maggie Awards Finalist (unpublished/fantasy & paranormal romance).

Audiobook HD Audio - Bernard Cornwell - The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles, #1) vol1/.THE WINTER KING Before becoming a full-time writer Bernard Cornwell worked as a television producer in London and Belfast.

He now lives in Massachusetts with his American wife. He is the author of the hugely successful Sharpe series of historical novels.4/5(32).