ENGLAND IS BORN.BBC2's major TV series THE LAST KINGDOM is based on Bernard Cornwell's bestselling vels on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Sword Song is the fourth book in the series.Season 2 of the epic TV series premiers this March. It is 885. England is at peace; the Danes rule the rth and King Alfred holds the south. But trouble stirs when a band of Vikings invade London. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Alfred's greatest warrior, must lead his men to attack the Viking raiders in the south. But his allegiance to the King will be tested in perhaps the most threatening way yet.
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex andworked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, hisAmerican wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote anovel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judydivide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, SouthCarolina.