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Published by NYRB Classics in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL26416924M
ISBN 10159017416X
ISBN 109781590174166
OCLC/WorldCa708087844

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The Long Ships (New York Review Books Classics) - Kindle edition by Bengtsson, Frans G., Michael Chabon, Michael Meyer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Long Ships (New York Review Books Classics)/5(). Free download or read online The Long Ships pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Frans G. Bengtsson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Orm Tostesson,/5.   The book was originally published in Sweden in two parts in and under the title of Röde Orm before being published in English translation in One of the most widely read books in Sweden, The Long Ships is an adventure novel set in the time of the Vikings, around AD/5().   “The Long Ships has many virtues of the true story-teller's art Under the merriment and the fighting there is a great deal of scholarship as sound as it is imperceptible. Reading this marvelously good-humored ale-broth of a book, you say: this is how it must have been to be a /5(29).

The Long Ships by Bengtsson, Frans Gunnar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Long Ships comprises two distinct volumes. The first was originally published in as Red Orm on the Western Way, the second as Red Orm at Home and on the Eastern Way in They were combined and published as The Long Ships in the United States and England in This is the author’s only work of fiction. There's a saga quality to both substance and handling in this story of the Vikings in the Tenth Century. Orm, captured by marauders from the Swedish homeland where his father was a pirate chieftain, spends his growing years with his captors and becomes their leader. Their long ships ranged the seas from their native Denmark to Spain where they too were enslaved by the Moors.   Directed by Jack Cardiff. With Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino. A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices", a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules/10(K).

A beloved Viking saga and masterpiece of historical fiction, The Long Ships is a high spirited adventure that stretches from Scandinavia to Spain, England, Ireland, and beyond. 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.5/5(2). “The Long Ships has many virtues of the true story-teller's art Under the merriment and the fighting there is a great deal of scholarship as sound as it is imperceptible. Reading this marvelously good-humored ale-broth of a book, you say: this is how it must have . The Long Ships Passing book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A popular history of navigation on the Great Lakes and life o /5.   Set in the latter part of the 10th century, “The Long Ships” takes Orm from boyhood into middle age, wrapping the story of three far-flung sea voyages around a period of relative domestic Author: Erik Spanberg.