Giles Kristian - Fiction - 2012 - 400 pages
CHAPTER. THREE. I. WAS MISERABLE. Numb. Ealhstan and I sat huddled at
the stern by the Norseman at the tiller, who grinned wolfishly whenever I caught
his eye, as though he was amused that I had betrayed my people. And even
John Gardner - Fiction - 2010 - 158 pages
An intricately woven fable filled with magical creatures—and astonishing surprises In this wonderful fantasy, John Gardner weaves tales within tales to bring a magical world to vivid life.
Rosemary Sutcliff - Fiction - 2008 - 512 pages
Richly detailed, the story chronicles the formation of a great army, the hardships of winter quarters, the primitive wedding feasts, the pagan fertility rites, the agonies of surgery after battle, the thrilling stag hunts, and the glorious ...
Martin Dugard - Travel - 2001 - 304 pages
In Farther Than Any Man, noted modern-day adventurer Martin Dugard strips away the myth of Cook and instead portrays a complex, conflicted man of tremendous ambition (at times to a fault), intellect (though Cook was routinely ...
Philip McCutchan - Fiction - 2005 - 192 pages
All is not well on Zanatu: the idyllic Polynesian island is in rebellion, and the British Navy sends Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde to find out why.