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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (7,171 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bernard Cornwell Narrator: Torsten Wahlund Publisher: Word Audio AB Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Slaget vid Azincourt är ett av världens mest berömda slag. En liten sjuk och hungrig armés seger över en fem gånger större fiende. Kung Henrik V beslutar att anfalla Frankrike för att hävda sin rätt som kung, men lider ett massivt nederlag i Harfleur. Trots detta tar han sin svårt sargade här vidare mot ett till synes oundvikligt nederlag.

Den 25 oktober 1415 står hans 6 000 man öga mot öga med 30 000 franska soldater i Azincourt. Vi får följa den råa sanningen om medeltida krigsföring i all dess chockerande brutalitet, smuts och äckel genom ögonen på bågskytten Nicholas Hook. Han har tidigare varit legosoldat i franska armén, men vid hemkomsten till England blir han, istället för dödad pga sitt svek mot hemlandet, upptäckt och värvad av kung Henrik V. Hooks enorma skicklighet med bågen kommer snart till användning igen. Bågskyttarna kom att spela en avgörande roll för utgången av detta fasansfulla blodbad.

Bernard Cornwell är en av världens största författare i disciplinen historiska spänningsromaner. Hans böcker har översatts till 20 språk och sålt i över 20 miljoner exemplar. Slaget är även förevigat av William Shakespeare i pjäsen Henrik V.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jeri | 2/2/2014

    " Maybe it's me, but it seemed rather same ol' same ol'. And the talking saints were ridiculous. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sarah Brooks | 1/27/2014

    " I read this novel three years ago but it seems longer. A good Cornwell novel about man in mission on war. I love all Bernard Cornwell novels but I think this was the last one read. I guess I need to read more. I enjoyed this novel although I can't specifically recall anything that stands out. Very comparable to A. M. Maughan's Harry of Monmouth. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Chuck Emerson | 1/22/2014

    " I loved this book! It's an incredibly descriptive mixture of historic fact, myth and informed conjecture about what is perhaps the most famous battle in the history of England, Agincourt. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Irene | 1/22/2014

    " This its a fabulous audio book, and an instance where the narrator made all the difference. Not being a great lover of military history I suspect I would not have made it through a print version, but the audio version was full of excitement and the different characters were vivid and well defined. "

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