Sworn Brother: The Heroes of the North Live On by Tim Severin, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Sworn Brother: The Heroes of the North Live On

Sworn Brother: The Heroes of the North Live On

by Tim Severin
     
 

In London in 1019, a few months have passed since Thorgils escaped the clutches of the Irish Church, only to find himself at the center of a capricious love affair with Aelfgifu—wife of Knut the Great, ruler of England, and one of the most powerful men of the Viking empire. As this passionate relationship between the two begins to unfold, it

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In London in 1019, a few months have passed since Thorgils escaped the clutches of the Irish Church, only to find himself at the center of a capricious love affair with Aelfgifu—wife of Knut the Great, ruler of England, and one of the most powerful men of the Viking empire. As this passionate relationship between the two begins to unfold, it forebodes inevitable consequences. When Thorgils is finally on the run again, he meets Grettir, an outlaw feared for his volatility, and the two become travel companions and sworn brothers. At the gates of Byzantium, Thorgils’ loyalty is put to the ultimate test.

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Steeped in bloody battles and brooding Norse mythology, this epic saga follows the exploits of Viking adventurer Thorgils Leiffson. A fine, page-turning trio of tales that sweeps the reader back in time.

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ISBN-13:
9781405041140
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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