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I had never heard of him until a friend recommended one of his books to me. Prince of an ancient house, intent on restoring the keystone of his fathers power, braves the limits of the landrimmed sea to sail north, through the cold fog, to the icy island where, with heroic effort, the key to victory may be found. Cornwells portrayal of life and death in ancient britain is graphic, gritty and riveting. Stonehenge embodies the series and the golden ratio of 1.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read stonehenge. Four thousand years ago, a strangers death at the old temple of rathar. Hardcover january 1, 1999 by cornwell bernard author 3. Now, in stonehenge, he creates a dramatic saga of one of greatest wonders of the ancient world. It is rich in detail and presents cornwells theory about the construction of stonehenge. Bernard cornwell now burrows into prehistory to suggest an answer to the puzzle of why and by whom stonehenge was built. Number glyphs, arithmetic, geometry, ovals, circles, 3600 sexagesimal system, rightangled triangles, line measurements, symbolic values employed in the design of stonehenge are explained. The story is a wonderful blend of archaeology and invention.
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An acclaimed historical novelist sharpes triumph, 1999, etc. From the strife and division of the dark ages to the blood and bravery of the napoleonic wars, bernard cornwells has been bringing history to life since the early eighties when he created the unlikely hero renegadeturnedofficer richard sharpe. But it was a temple, and it was built by the folk who lived on. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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List of books and articles about stonehenge online. Cornwell invents a tribal society and believable customs to go with it. From new york times bestselling author bernard cornwell, the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created the mysterious stonehenge one summers day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in gold comes to the settlement of ratharryn. Bernard cornwells historical thrillers have brought him fame and fortune. Bernard cornwell is currently considered a single author. However, his detailed descriptions of how stonehenge was constructed utilizing primitive engineering are. He would have graced alfreds court entertaining the guests with his stories.207 1006 1417 128 1122 831 383 202 38 1017 777 901 248 1586 1182 1103 1419 277 339 1102 1101 581 1139 775 1566 636 1136 1574 875 1285 672 571 1021 417 227 1059 706 243 1285 145 852 378 828 1171 1288