The ice-shirt

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Viking, Oct 1, 1990 - Fiction - 415 pages
15 Reviews
Recreates the arrival of the Vikings in North America, as rival Greenland women, Freydis and Gudrid, battle each other and the Skraelings and Inuit, the Amerindians they plan to supplant

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Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

History, pithy in its moment, ultimately can only disappoint in its transience, and so my plot-hungry brain initially struggled to accept the inconsequentiality of much of what Vollmann presents us ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - David Contreras - Goodreads

The Ice-Shirt's Glossary is a 50 page long section comprised of a Glossaries recounting the innumerable research William T. Vollmann has put into this, Volume One, and the remaining six dreams (as of ... Read full review


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Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University. He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan. He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.