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THE BURNING LAND

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Stephen Perring

Historical Fiction • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

When he reads a monk's dubious account of a historic battle against the Danes, Uthred, a pagan serving a Christian king, tells listeners what really happened, with a beautiful Danish hostage ultimately coming between him and his king. Stephen Perring's voice is thoroughly modern but has enough hints of ninth-century England to make a lost pronunciation of London seem natural. Just about every emotion, from anger to playfulness, comes into the first-person account, and Perring brings each of those moods naturally into Cornwell's mesmerizing yarn. Listeners should be aware that this is a bloody account of a violent time in English history. But those looking for historical adventure won't be able to stop listening until the end. J.A.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2010]

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Formats

Digital Download • Harper Audio • 2010

DD ISBN 9780061967474 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2010

CS ISBN 9781440767302 $98.75 • Ten cassettes

CD ISBN 9781440767319 $123.75 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4407-9415-5 $64.75 • One MP3-CDs

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