Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy divide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, South Carolina.
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy divide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, South Carolina. See less
The following is a personality profile of Bernard Cornwell based on his work.
Bernard Cornwell is social and unpretentious.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Bernard Cornwell is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
Bernard Cornwell, as always, combines excellent descriptive writing with a plausible historical plot. The real and imagined characters pop off the page, and he draws a strong distinction between the ... Read More
Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Chronicles are outstanding! I can't believe I haven't heard of him until recently. Don't start this series unless you are willing to enter into a love affair with 9th Century ... Read More
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