Bernard Cornwell worked for BBC TV for seven years, mostly as producer on the Nationwide programme, before taking charge of the current Affairs department in Northern Ireland. In 1978 he became editor of Thames Television's Thames at Six. Married to an American, he now lives in the United States.
Praise for Bernard Cornwell and the Grail Quest series:'It is all spectacular, rattling good stuff: war and torture; love, lust and loss.' The Times'Amidst a wonderful cast of kings, monks, cardinals and mercenaries -- Thomas finally confronts a magnificent villain...Crackling with good deeds, fine characters and sparkling set pieces, it confirms yet again Cornwell's reputation for masterly historical novels.' Daily Mail'What a very fine writer Mr Cornwell has become.' Economist