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BernardC
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Registered: ‎02-22-2007
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Welcome from Bernard Cornwell

Hello, and thank you for coming to Barnes & Noble's book club! I guess the idea is for you to shake me down for any information you might want, or shake me up with any comments you might have, and I'll do my best to respond fully and frequently. And do feel free to ask anything! The only thing I never reveal is what I plan to write in the future (the reason for that is sheer superstition), but I can tell you there will be more of Richard Sharpe, more Uhtred and, one day, more Nate Starbuck. You'll find the answers to some basic questions (what books have I written, when, and who published them) on my website; www.bernardcornwell.net
In the meantime thanks to Barnes & Noble for hosting this and thank you for joining in. Enjoy it!
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Zane30
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Registered: ‎02-28-2007
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Re: Welcome from Bernard Cornwell

The Saxon Chronicles is an excellent series. I sincerely thank you for allowing all of us to enter your world. I eagerly look forward to the next installment. I actually just purchased your first two Richard Sharpe novels. I look forward to stepping into a new and exciting world. Thank you again.

Ethan
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Trillian
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Registered: ‎11-16-2006
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Re: Welcome from Bernard Cornwell

Hooray! I'm very excited about this book club, and your appearance, Bernard! I knew about your Sharpe books (I blush to say more from the television version) but didn't know you had written about early English history. I loved my Old English Lit. course in college -- our professor really made Grendel come alive in Beowulf -- and find the whole period fascinating.

Just a few pages into Lords of the North but I'm already captivated. Just the list of Saxon place-names in the beginning gives you a sense of atmosphere. I'll have to go back and get the prequels, but for now I'm going to stick with this one. I hope we won't be at too much of a disadvantage if we haven't read those yet?

Looking forward to talking with you!




BernardC wrote:
Hello, and thank you for coming to Barnes & Noble's book club! I guess the idea is for you to shake me down for any information you might want, or shake me up with any comments you might have, and I'll do my best to respond fully and frequently. And do feel free to ask anything! The only thing I never reveal is what I plan to write in the future (the reason for that is sheer superstition), but I can tell you there will be more of Richard Sharpe, more Uhtred and, one day, more Nate Starbuck. You'll find the answers to some basic questions (what books have I written, when, and who published them) on my website; www.bernardcornwell.net
In the meantime thanks to Barnes & Noble for hosting this and thank you for joining in. Enjoy it!

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.-- Oscar Wilde
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PamMazz3
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Registered: ‎03-09-2007
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Re: Welcome from Bernard Cornwell

Dear Mr. Cornwell: What famous actor would you personally pick to portray Uthred if there was to be a movie. Your answer will put a picture in my mind what he looks like. Does he look like a young Peter O'Toole? That's how I picture him.
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