The Resource The long ships, Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon

The long ships, Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon

Label
The long ships
Title
The long ships
Statement of responsibility
Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Set in the tenth century, when Vikings roamed and rampaged from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. A boy abducted by the Vikings from his Danish home is made to take his place at the oars of their ships. Later, he is captured by the Moors in Spain and, escaping from captivity, washes up in Ireland, where he marvels at the Christian monks. Eventually, he contributes to the Viking defeat of the army of the king of England, and returns home a Christian and a very rich man
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1954
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bengtsson, Frans Gunnar
Dewey number
839.7/372
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Meyer, Michael Leverson
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vikings
  • Tenth century
  • Middle Ages
  • Adventure stories
  • Sea stories
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The long ships, Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from Swedish by Michael Meyer
  • Originally published: London : Harper Collins, 1954
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 503 p.
Isbn
9781590173466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050090
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)432993266
  • (OCoLC)ocn432993266
  • 344930
Label
The long ships, Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon
Publication
Note
  • Translated from Swedish by Michael Meyer
  • Originally published: London : Harper Collins, 1954
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 503 p.
Isbn
9781590173466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050090
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)432993266
  • (OCoLC)ocn432993266
  • 344930

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