Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex, and now lives mainly in the USA with his wife. In addition to the hugely successful Sharpe novels, Bernard Cornwell is the author of Azincourt, The Fort, the Starbuck Chronicles, the Warlord trilogy, the Grail Quest series and the Alfred series.
Praise for THE BURNING LAND:`Cornwell draws a fascinating picture of England as it might have been before anything like England existed'The TimesPraise for AZINCOURT:'This is a magnificent and gory work' Daily Mail'The historical blockbuster of the year' Evening Standard`If Bernard Cornwell was born to write one book, this is it. No other historical novelist has acquired such a mastery of the minutiae of warfare in centuries past' Daily Telegraph`A runaway success' ObserverPraise for Bernard Cornwell:`The characterisation, as ever, is excellent...And one can only admire the little touches that bring the period to life. He can also claim to be a true poet of both the horror and the glory of war' Sunday TelegraphThis is typical Cornwell, meticulously researched, massive in scope, brilliant in execution' News of the World`He's called a master story-teller. Really he's cleverer than that' Telegraph