[Ebook] ➮ Röde Orm ➭ Frans G. Bengtsson – 1sm.info

Röde Orm Frans Gunnar Bengtsson S The Long Ships Resurrects The Fantastic World Of The Tenth Century AD When The Vikings Roamed And Rampaged From The Northern Fastnesses Of Scandinavia Down To The Mediterranean Bengtsson S Hero, Red Orm Canny, Courageous, And Above All Lucky Is Only A Boy When He Is Abducted From His Danish Home By The Vikings And Made To Take His Place At The Oars Of Their Dragon Prowed Ships Orm Is Then Captured By The Moors In Spain, Where He Is Initiated Into The Pleasures Of The Senses And Fights For The Caliph Of Cordova Escaping From Captivity, Orm Washes Up In Ireland, Where He Marvels At Those Epicene Creatures, The Christian Monks, And From Which He Then Moves On To Play An Ever Important Part In The Intrigues Of The Various Scandinavian Kings And Clans And Dependencies Eventually, Orm Contributes To The Viking Defeat Of The Army Of The King Of England And Returns Home An Off The Cuff Christian And A Very Rich Man, Though Back On His Native Turf New Trials And Tribulations Will Test His Cunning And Determination Packed With Pitched Battles And Blood Feuds And Told Throughout With Wit And High Spirits, Bengtsson S Book Is A Splendid Adventure That Features One Of The Most Unexpectedly Winning Heroes In Modern Fiction Nyrb.com


About the Author: Frans G. Bengtsson

Frans G Bengtsson 1894 1954 was born and raised in the southern Swedish province of Sk ne, the son of an estate manager His early writings, including a doctoral thesis on Geoffrey Chaucer and two volumes of poetry written in what were considered antiquated verse forms, revealed a career long interest in historical literary modes and themes Bengtsson was a prolific translator of Paradise Lost



10 thoughts on “Röde Orm

  1. says:

    His voice became frenzied, and he glared wrathfully from one to the other, brandishing his arms and crying Blood wolves, murderers and malefactors, adulterated vermin, Gadarene swine, weeds of Satan and minions of Beelzebub, generation of vipers and basilisks, shall you be cleansed by holy baptism and stand as white as snow in the


  2. says:

    At the end of the dark tenth century , Vikings and their ancient customs were changing rapidly, the bold men, sea pirates and land raiders didn t recognize it, that was a fatal mistake, the harsh climate of Norway, Sweden and Denmark, even distant Iceland, slowly becoming nations did not make illiterate peasants there wealthy, just the oppo


  3. says:

    In just a minute I ll be trying my hardest to sell you Goodreading friends on this sensational Viking experience Before that, though, seeing as how I m foaming over with excitement and appreciation, I have multiple people to thank First, to the author I know that you re dead, but believe you must be sitting at the right hand of Odin, smiling that an


  4. says:

    Brilliant comic novel about life in Viking Sweden Those Vikings were real tough dudes My favorite bit is the sequence with Orm s first captain, who has a run of bad luck and ends up being captured and sold into slavery The overseer knows he used to be a big guy and takes special delight in tormenting him, but the former captain waits for his chance One day,


  5. says:

    It s an adventure story written in the style of an Icelandic saga I listened to an audio version read by Michael Page I m not thrilled with the cover art on either it or the paperback But if like Jordi Ark lithographs for it.The Long Ships2017 HIGHBRIDGE ENGLISH UNABRID...


  6. says:

    This year my reading has been, to a great extent, directed by my travels or visits These also account for my irregular presence in GR I have been either on the go, or involved with other projects related to the travels.As one of my upcoming trips is to the South of Spain, to Andalusia, I have been reading about the Muslim and medieval times in Spain Prior to this, I had also


  7. says:

    This is the most laughs I ve got out of a book dealing with pillaging, raping, burning, slaving at a galley s oar, duels to the death, wars at sea or on land The fun starts from the very first chapter where it is dryly suggested that the reason the Northmen were so fond of going a viking to the ends of the known world every spring was to escape the sharp tongues and the fiery tempers


  8. says:

    The Long Ships An entertaining historical fiction adventure tale featuring badass Vikings doing badass Viking things Overall, this was a fast, fun, often exciting read, filled with a surprising amount of historically accurate details and dry humor.


  9. says:

    A five hundred page novel about Vikings set in the year 1000 Sure, why not This book has got booty than a Sir Mix a Lot video rimshot Of course, I mean old school booty, as in creaky wooden chests filled with gold coins and jewel encrusted amulets Red Orm is our hero, a strangely lovable barbarian who begins the novel as a pubescent naif and ends it as a wealthy chieftain Oops, spoiler alert retroacti


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    October 2011PROLOGUEHow the shaven men fared in Skania in King Harald Bluetooth s timeMany restless men rowed north from Skania with Bue and Vagn, and found ill fortune in J rundfjord others marched with Styrbj rn to Uppsala and died there with him When the news reached their homeland that few of them could be expected to return, elegies were declaimed and memorial stones set up whereupon all sensible men agree


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