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Eater's of the Dead combines the old English epic poem, Beowulf, the historical manuscript of an Arab traveler, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, and a theory that Neanderthal man survives into historic times ... Read full review

Eaters of the dead: the manuscript of Ibn Fadlan relating his experiences with the Northmen in A. D. 922

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Set in the year 922 C.E., Crichton's 1976 novel finds Ahmad ibn-Fadlan, Arab ambassador representing the Caliph of Bagdad, thrust among a band of Vikings heading north. Initially, he is disgusted by ... Read full review

Review: Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in AD 922

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i really enjoyed reading this book, i loved the film. i have never read anything written in this style at all. it reads like a travelogue. its a slow start but the stories flow draws you in, the paces ... Read full review

Review: Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in AD 922

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Crichton's take on BEOWULF is without a doubt, my favorite novel of that author and of course, the best thing he has ever done. C. outdoes himself in the characterization of Ibn Falid, as well as larding the book with tons of historical detail. I loved it. Read full review

Review: Eaters of the Dead

User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

Actually had to give up. Didn't like Beowulf, didn't like this. Read full review

Review: Eaters of the Dead

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Even though I am a huge Micael Crichton fan I was not a big fan of this book at all. Read full review


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