Wulf the Saxon


Read by Peter John Keeble

(4.8 stars; 175 reviews)

Wulf the Saxon is a classic George Henty tale of nobility, loyalty and courage set in 11th century Britain. It relates the adventures of Wulf, a young, but extremely capable Saxon Thane. Wulf with his friends and servitors devote their lives to the service of Harold Godwinson, both before and after he becomes king of England. They are directly involved in capturing castles, rescuing shipwreck survivors, foiling assassination attempts and entering the terrible battles at Stamford Bridge and Senlac field by Hastings. The background of the novel is set in the stormy period prior to the Norman conquest of Britain and the story centers around real people and events, even offering a historically correct and lucid insight to the intrigues surrounding the religious and political alliances which led to the events of 1066; an absolute turning point in England's history. (12 hr 12 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:56 Read by Peter John Keeble
A Quarrel 35:05 Read by Peter John Keeble
Country Life 33:33 Read by Peter John Keeble
At Court 35:51 Read by Peter John Keeble
A Storm 32:32 Read by Peter John Keeble
Rouen 33:22 Read by Peter John Keeble
Release of The Earl 32:38 Read by Peter John Keeble
The Oath 35:36 Read by Peter John Keeble
Trouble With Wales 35:25 Read by Peter John Keeble
In the Welsh Valleys 32:39 Read by Peter John Keeble
Porthwyn 32:59 Read by Peter John Keeble
The Secret Passage 34:42 Read by Peter John Keeble
Edith 32:35 Read by Peter John Keeble
Harold The King 35:00 Read by Peter John Keeble
Wulf's Suspicions 35:03 Read by Peter John Keeble
A Meeting by The River 27:16 Read by Peter John Keeble
A Voyage North 30:44 Read by Peter John Keeble
An Attempt at Assassination 30:56 Read by Peter John Keeble
The Northern Invasion 31:36 Read by Peter John Keeble
Stamford Bridge 32:32 Read by Peter John Keeble
The Landing of The Foe 31:15 Read by Peter John Keeble
Hastings 32:56 Read by Peter John Keeble
The Lord of Bramber 35:38 Read by Peter John Keeble

Reviews

Epic

(5 stars)

Fantastic medieval story. The best part was the narration. Thankyou Mr. Peter. Can't wait to run across more of your work...

Excellent Listening Experience!

(5 stars)

Book is excellent adventure story aimed at younger readers, but is a worthy excursion for adult readers as well. The reader is one of the finest I've heard.

wonderful G.A. Henty story

(5 stars)

This is another great example of G.A. Henty's work. The narrator did a fantastic job, his voice and accent fitting the story well. Highly recommended

GOOD HISTORY

(5 stars)

The ending might be a trifle too perfect, but the historical accuracy is much appreciated. The reader is to be commmended for a skilled job.

awsome

(5 stars)

truly a masterpiece of historical fiction. I love the narration too.

very good

(5 stars)

👌this was excellent. The reader in the story was very good. I preferred the part about Wales more than about the famous battle. I will continue reading more by this author. Too bad they were not more books by the reader. He did an excellent job!

(5 stars)

I loved this book! It helped me to see the events leading up to the Norman Conquest in a new light.

Wonderful

(5 stars)

Great story and great reader! I've listened to it twice now, and will no doubt listen to it again.