BBC2's major Autumn 2015 TV series THE LAST KINGDOM is based on
Bernard Cornwell's bestselling novels on the making of England and
the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The Last Kingdom
is the first book in the series. Uhtred is an English boy, born
into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten,
he is captured ...
The acclaimed novelist and prizewinning historian Simon Sebag
Montefiore explores the consequences of forbidden love in this
heartbreaking epic, inspired by a true story that unfolds in
Stalin's Russia during the bleak days after World War II.A jubilant
Moscow is celebrating the Soviet Union's victory over Hitler when
gunshots ring out though ...