Sworn Brother

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Pan Macmillan, 2005 - Fiction - 374 pages
19 Reviews
The thrilling second volume in the Viking trilogy - an epic adventure in a world full of Norse mythology and bloodthirsty battles London, 1019: a few months have passed since Thorgils has escaped the clutches of the Irish Church only to find himself at the centre 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. A passionate relationship between two unlikely lovers begins to unfold, which forebodes uncontrollable consequences...When Thorgils is finally on the run again, he meets Grettir, an outlaw who is feared by most for his volatile and brooding behaviour. The two men become travel companions and sworn brothers - which binds them together beyond death. At the gates of Byzantium Thorgils' loyalty is put to the ultimate test...Sworn Brother continues an utterly compelling journey back in time to a world that is brimming with wonderfully crafted characters and their insatiable hunger for riches and renown.

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Review: Sworn Brother (Viking #2)

User Review  - Meena YA - Goodreads

I cannot decide whether I liked this book more than the first one. One thing's for sure: this book was amazing. Its ending had the same effect on me as the first one's ending did; it made me want to ... Read full review

Review: Sworn Brother (Viking #2)

User Review  - Paul Finch - Goodreads

Awful book. Truly, truly, deathly dull. If I hadn't bought the entire trilogy as an omnibus I wouldn't have read past the first book but since I did I'm gonna persevere. Trust me though, it's ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Tim Severin, explorer, traveller, author, film-maker and lecturer has made many expeditions, most recently in search of Moby Dick and Robinson Crusoe, and has written books about all of them. Viking is his first historical fiction trilogy.

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