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The long ships : a saga of the viking age / Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer

By: Bengtsson, Frans G.
Material type: TextTextEdition: .ISBN: 0007560702; 978-0-00-756070-7; 1-59017-346-5; 978-1-59017-346-6; 978-0-00-612609-6; 0-00-612609-X.Uniform titles: Röde Orm Other classification: Hcce.01 | He | Heec.01
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This saga brings alive the world of the 10th century AD when the Vikings raided the coasts of England. Acclaimed as one of the best historical novels ever written, this engaging saga of Viking adventure in 10th century northern Europe has a very appealing young hero, Orm Tostesson, whose story we follow from inexperienced youth to adventurous old age, through slavery and adventure to a royal marriage and the search for great treasure. Viking expeditions take him to lands as far apart as England, Moorish Spain, Gaardarike (the country that was to become Russia), and the long road to Miklagard. The salt-sea spray, the swaying deck awash in slippery blood are the backdrop to fascinating stories of King Harald Blue Tooth, the Jomsvikings, attempts to convert the Northmen to Christianity, and much else. Like H. Rider Haggard, Bengtsson is a master of the epic form.