Odinn's Child: Viking 1

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Pan Macmillan UK, Jan 11, 2005 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Set in an ancient Viking world full of brooding Norse mythology and bloodthirsty battles, Viking - Odinn's Child is the stunning first volume in an epic historical fiction trilogy.

In the year 1001, a toddler arrives on the shores of Brattahlid in Greenland to be brought up in the foster care of a young woman - Gudrid. The toddler is a rootless character of quicksilver intelligence and adaptability. With the ability of second sight, his destiny lies beyond the imagination of those around him. He is raised by various mentors, who teach him the ancient ways and warn him of the invasion of the "White Christ" into the land of the "Old Gods".

Thorgils is guided by a restless quest for adventure and the wanderlust of his favoured god - Odinn...

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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. Odinn's Child, volume one of the Viking trilogy, is his first novel.

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