The Ship in the Hill

The Ship in the Hill

by William Sullivan
     
 

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The Oseberg ship, unearthed from a hill in Norway in 1904, dumbfounded archeologists because it contained the grave of a woman. Historians had assumed that the Viking world -- and certainly Viking ships -- were ruled by men.
A historical novel based on the excavation, "The Ship in the Hill" tells the story of two women struggling with power and love: Dr. Kirstin… See more details below

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The Oseberg ship, unearthed from a hill in Norway in 1904, dumbfounded archeologists because it contained the grave of a woman. Historians had assumed that the Viking world -- and certainly Viking ships -- were ruled by men.
A historical novel based on the excavation, "The Ship in the Hill" tells the story of two women struggling with power and love: Dr. Kirstin Williams, an American archeologist unearthing the ship in 1904, and Asa of Agthir, the Viking queen who sailed it a thousand years before.
Ty the author of "A Deeper Wild" and "The Case of D.B. Cooper's Parachute," this carefully researched novel delves deep into the mindset and myths of the Viking Age -- and mysteries that have lingered into our own age.

Editorial Reviews

Paulina Springs Bookstore - Amanda McNaughton
The Ship in the Hill reminds me of Tolkien’s writing in the best possible ways: high adventure in the style of the old northern sagas. This super book has everything -- love, kidnapping, betrayal, revenge, adventure, heroic journeys. I can't tell you how much I enjoyed it.
Author of "An Absence So Great" - Jane Kirkpatrick
A great read! As a writer of historical novels I’m always looking for great stories and to see how other authors handle the history. The Ship in the Hill is one of those great ones! I loved how Mr. Sullivan moved back and forth between the 9th century and the early 20th century with such ease.
Medieval studies professor, University of Oregon - Jim Earl
I teach sagas, so I can tell Sullivan has done his homework. He’s a novelist with a great knack for description, character, and dialogue. I liked it a lot, and was quick to recommend it to my students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148265603
Publisher:
Navillus Press
Publication date:
01/30/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
2 MB

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