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Azincourt Bernard Cornwell

Azincourt

Bernard Cornwell

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ISBN : 9780007304462
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Agincourt is one of the epic battles of history. Fought by two badly matched armies in atrocious conditions, it resulted in an extraordinary victory, a triumph of the common man over the aristocrat, which has been celebrated ever since.BernardMoreAgincourt is one of the epic battles of history. Fought by two badly matched armies in atrocious conditions, it resulted in an extraordinary victory, a triumph of the common man over the aristocrat, which has been celebrated ever since.Bernard Cornwells Azincourt, the first novel to have been written about this battle for a hundred years, makes you feel that you are one of those longbowmen in the army of Henry V. His archer is Nicholas Hook. A man frequently in trouble back home, he finds his true place in the company of archers. This is what if must have been like, standing in the mud on the field of Agincourt, facing an overwhelming enemy, waiting for the inevitable destruction.Exclusive extra section: Bernard Cornwell goes BEHIND THE BATTLE.