Enemy of God: A Novel of Arthur

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Macmillan, Mar 15, 1998 - Fiction - 416 pages
132 Reviews

With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell established himself as the storyteller who could reinvent the legend of King Arthur for our time.

Now with Enemy of God, Cornwell's magical re-creation continues.  Having defeated the last holdouts of civil war in southern Britain, Arthur has secured Mordred's throne.  But he must still face raging conflicts between the old ways and the new, as well as foes more powerful and more dangerous--because they pose as friends. Brilliantly written and peopled with the familiar faces of legend along with new ones, Enemy of God is an immensely powerful continuation of a modern classic.


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The writing was powerful. - Goodreads
At this point in a series, I begin to dread the ending. - Goodreads
The pacing is well done, with a good run-up to the end. - Goodreads
good story, I just didn't like the writing style - Goodreads
But there is so little hope for a happy ending! - Goodreads
Didnt care for Olde English prose - Goodreads

Review: Enemy of God (The Arthur Books #2)

User Review  - Janice Bonczek - Goodreads

a wonderfully interesting twist on the legend of arthur. this trilogy has a twisted plot that left me guessing the entire time, while old characters i knew well are shown in a completely different ... Read full review

Review: Enemy of God (The Arthur Books #2)

User Review  - Mariana - Goodreads

As a continuation for the Winter King it was fair but not as good. Read full review

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The Dark Road
The Broken War
The Mysteries of Isis

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About the author (1998)

Bernard Cornwell, who was born in Britain, is the author of numerous international bestsellers, including the Sharpe series. He lives with his wife in Cape Cod.

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