Eaters of the Dead
The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs—the wanton sexuality of their pale, angular women, their disregard for cleanliness . . . their cold-blooded human sacrifices. But it is not until they reach the depths of the Northland that the courtier learns the horrifying and inescapable truth: He has been enlisted by these savage, inscrutable warriors to help combat a terror that plagues them—a monstrosity that emerges under cover of night to slaughter the Vikings and devour their flesh . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ikeman100 - LibraryThing
Fun read. Crichton is a great author. After all he brought us Jurassic Park and other great books. This book based on an interesting idea. What if he could show that that the famous Nordic story of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NickHowes - LibraryThing
Basis of a great adventure movie, this is the story of an Arab diplomat who is side-tracked into the land of the Norse as part of an attempt to thwart the attacks of the Eaters of the Dead, a bizarre ... Read full review