I have read every book in your Saxon Chronicles series and loved every one of them. I am currently halfway through The Empty Throne which is just as good but I am especially enjoying the fact that most of the events are taking place in my home city of Gleawecestre! It makes me want to find out more about the city's Mercian past and also about St Oswald's Priory which is now nothing more than a ruin!
Absolutely superb books!
I have just now completed Waterloo. What a magnificent book.
I have read all the Sharpe books and have thoroughly enjoyed them over the years.
I was very excited when I saw Waterloo on the book shelf and devoured it quickly.
Thank you very much for your work on this fantastic piece of history. I felt that you provided an extremely balanced view of the battles and wrapped up the whole piece exceedingly well.
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I would just like to say how much I am enjoying the last Kingdom. I am an ex Royal Marine and was based in Poole for 7 years and my speciality was Landing Craft. I know all the waters well around Poole, River Wareham, The Needles and I know how rough the sea gets off Poole headland. Reading the piece where Uhtred can see the Vikings being blown onto the headland, brings back memories of me taking Landing Craft past the same place and dodging the breakers of the "Dragon waters" I called them, tossing the flat bottomed metal shoe box of a boat through the races. I am enjoying it immensely and look forward to the hero's further adventures.
Just wanted to say I am almost through the last book (so far!) of your Warrior series and as a fan of historical fiction I wanted to say I was riveted! Tore through them like Serpents Breath through Cnut's Longswords' throat!...sorry..graphic I know..Damn fine series!
I love historical fiction. I have read all of Sharpe two to go, and am starting the Saxon Chronicles (so far) for the third time. It is an inspiration and a privilege to read your books.
Best wishes from Australia.
I LIVE IN BUTTE MONTANA, JUST HAD SHOULDER SURGERY HAD A LOT OF TIME.ON MY HANDS,I STARTED TO READ THE LAST KINGDOM.ONE OF YOUR BOOKS. IF THE BOOK DOSNT GRAB ME IN THE FIRST 4 OR 5 PAGES, I JUST CANT REED IT. IV READ MORE IN THE PAST MONTH. THE I HAVE IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.I THINK IM ON ONE OF YOUR TWELFTH BOOKS LOL JUST WANTED TO SAY THANKS,
Hope your recovery is going well!
I have just finished reading all the Warrior Chronicles in the space of two months. They are without doubt the best books I have read. I am an avid reader of historical fiction and your books blew me away. Although I look forward to seeing the TV series it cannot be better than reading the books.
You are a superb author and I will no doubt enjoy reading the rest of your books in the near future.
Thank you so much and I look forward to reading the next chapter of the series in the future.
Dear Mr Cornwell
I would just like the thank you for the immense pleasure your books have given me. I discoverd your books via the warlord chronicles and was immensely impressed by the fact that your books were set in the correct historical period. Having studied history at university I got so annoyed with Arthur being portrayed in plate armour and living in a stone built castle. I am now ao hooked on your novels that I eagerly await the next. Thank you for putting historical figures in the period where they belong and for calling Arthur by his correct name Arthur ap Uther, I don't think people realise that Pendragon was more a title than a name. Please keep up the good work. I also enjoyed your one off novels stonehenge, Azincourt and 1356.
I just finished reading the Starbuck series for the fourth time. I enjoyed it as much this time reading it as I did the first time 20 years ago. I read your comments about the Starbuck series being too much like the Sharpe series but it has been 20 years. Please continue Starbuck. I have been to all the major civil war battlefields and your books bring it to life and how tragic a time it was. My great grand father was member of the Penn Bucktails and saw much fighting. His name is on the Penn monument at Gettysburg, Anyway I do enjoy your books and wish you the best Always a fan