Bernard Cornwell

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John le Carré, Daisy May Cooper and Paul McCartney expected to boost book sales at Christmas
The annual event known as ‘Super Thursday’, when most of the hardbacks aimed at the Christmas market are published, promises big names and a boon for the industry

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Bernard Cornwell: 'I play merry hell with history, I admit it'
The bestselling historical novelist talks about being a descendant of his Last Kingdom character Uhtred, and returning to his beloved hero Sharpe

Alison Flood

15, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The Last Kingdom recap: series one, episode one – Saxon violence and Viking-sized drama
Alexander Dreymon, Matthew Macfadyen and Rutger Hauer star in an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s novels. But is there enough to separate this BBC series from Vikings and Game of Thrones?

Sarah Hughes

22, Oct, 2015 @9:02 PM

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Bernard Cornwell: BBC made The Last Kingdom due to its 'interesting echoes of today'
Author whose novels about King Alfred have been adapted for TV says his work deals with themes of nationhood and immigration under current debate

Maggie Brown

17, Oct, 2015 @9:35 PM

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Game of Thrones 'very, very dull', says Sharpe author Bernard Cornwell
Writer behind new BBC drama The Last Kingdom says HBO fantasy epic is so plot-heavy it needs ‘sexplanations’ to keep viewers interested


13, Oct, 2015 @8:48 AM

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Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell – review
The sixth of Bernard Cornwell's Saxon series taps into a particular kind of male fantasy, writes Philip Womack

Philip Womack

19, May, 2012 @11:05 PM

Sue Arnold's audiobook choice - reviews

Sue Arnold's audiobook choice: The Fort by Bernard Cornwell, The Spoken Word: American Poets and The Great Gatsby

Sue Arnold

15, Jan, 2011 @12:05 AM

Sue Arnold's audiobook choice – reviews
Life on Air by David Attenborough | Hurrah for Hannay! by John Buchan | The Warlord Trilogy by Bernard Cornwell | Life by Keith Richards

Sue Arnold

11, Dec, 2010 @12:06 AM

Video: Bernard Cornwell on The Fort: 'Paul Revere failed completely'

The author of the Sharpe novels tells Sarah Crown about his new book, The Fort, set during the American war of independence ... and why it hasn't gone down well in New England

Sarah Crown, Andy Gallagher, Richard Sprenger

04, Nov, 2010 @12:04 PM

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Bernard Cornwell: Britain's master of historical fiction is big in Rio
From the Sharpe books to Arthurian sagas, the prolific output of Bernard Cornwell has topped bestseller lists around the world

Robert McCrum

23, Oct, 2010 @11:07 PM

Agincourt wins battle of bestsellers

Novel by Bernard Cornwell commemorates the English triumph at the Battle of Agincourt

Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent

11, Oct, 2008 @11:01 PM

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Paperback of the week: May 4

Richard Rogers on Sword Song

Richard Rogers

03, May, 2008 @11:09 PM

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