Life of King Alfred

Life of King Alfred

by Asser
Publisher: Living Book Press
Print-on-demand paperback, 368 pages
Price: $6.99

Delve into the vivid chronicles of one of medieval England’s most iconic figures, King Alfred the Great, as penned by his contemporary and confidant, Asser.

Within the pages of The Life of King Alfred, Asser meticulously weaves together the tapestry of a ruler whose wisdom, resilience, and vision steered a nation through its darkest hours. Facing Viking invasions, political intrigue, and the immense responsibility of kingship, Alfred’s legacy is one of courage, enlightenment, and the birth of English identity. Asser’s account, both intimate and historically invaluable, offers unparalleled insights into the mind and heart of a king who not only defended his realm but also fostered a cultural and intellectual renaissance.

Journey back to the 9th century and witness the life and times of a monarch whose influence still echoes through the annals of history.

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