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EATERS OF THE DEAD

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Almost "verily," the amazing Michael Crichton has presented the manuscript (922 A.D.) of an Arab, Ibn Fadlan, emissary of a Caliph who recorded his three-years among the Northmen with the "tone of a tax auditor, not a bard, an anthropologist, not a dramatist." It is of course much livelier than that and accompanied with assorted annotations and scholarly paraphernalia (mostly for real) which thin ... Read full review

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What the 13th Warrior was based on. Read full review

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I can say that I am completely satisfied with this book. Not something I can say often, but it holds true for Eaters of the Dead. Micheal Crighton does an amazing job of adding context to the ancient ... Read full review

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So far it is interesting. The introduction puts the story into historical context and describes the two cultures involved. The first chapter then explains the nature of the protagonist, Ahmed, traveling North from Turkey as an ambassador. Read full review

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Interesting twist on Beowulf/ neanderthal prehistory. One of those "could be real" Read full review

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Interesting take on one of my favorite classics Beowulf... Read full review

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Read this book this weekend. The world lost a great writer this year with the passing of Michael Crichton. This is a little known work. The writing style for this one was off the beaton path. I liked it. Read full review

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Wonderful story it makes the TV show Vikings that much cooler. Read full review

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My friend and I joked this would be made into a movie after Sphere and Congo . . . then it was. Some people who see the 13th Warrior don't get that it's a retelling of Beowulf, like it says in the ... Read full review

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