The Winter King is a speculative historical novel chronicling the journey of Arthur Pendragon from illegitimate son of Uther, the High King, to King in his own right. The novel explores the arrival and spread of Christianity in Great Britain and the slow fading of the old Pagan religion. Arthur is presented as a warlord in proper historical context, his marriage to Guinevere an inciting incident that leads to the kingdom succumbing to turmoil and his own ascension to rule.

Summary of The Winter King: A Novel of Arthur by Bernard Cornwell

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