The Story of Rolf, and the Vikings Bow (Classic Reprint)

The Story of Rolf, and the Vikings Bow (Classic Reprint)

by Allen French
     
 

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From thirty to sixty years ago appeared the greater number of the English translations of the Icelandic sagas. Since then the reading of these heroic tales has so completely gone out of style that their names are rarely mentioned in schools or even colleges. What boy feels his blood stir at the mention of Grettir?

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Excerpt from The Story of Rolf, and the Vikings Bow

From thirty to sixty years ago appeared the greater number of the English translations of the Icelandic sagas. Since then the reading of these heroic tales has so completely gone out of style that their names are rarely mentioned in schools or even colleges. What boy feels his blood stir at the mention of Grettir? How many lovers of good reading know that the most human of all epics lie untouched on the shelves of the public libraries?

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781330612576
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/03/2015
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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