Bernard Cornwell worked for BBC Television for seven years, mostly as a producer on the Nationwide programme, before taking charge of the Current Affairs department in Northern Ireland. In 1978 he became editor of Thames Television's Thames at Six. Married to an American, he now lives in the United States.
'Nobody in the world does this better' LEE CHILD
'The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive' GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
'Cornwell is a virtuoso of historical fiction' Sunday Telegraph
'Bloodiness, betrayal, bravery and honour' Sunday Express
'Cornwell is a literary miracle' Daily Mail