Dunstan

DunstanThe year is 937 England is a nation divided, ruled by minor kings and Viking lords Each vies for land and power The Wessex king thelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to throw a spear into the north n nAs would be kings line up to claim the throne, one man stands in their way n

Avalon

AvalonThis saga of yearning and mystery travels across oceans and continents to Iceland, Greenland, and North America during the time in history when Anglo Saxons battled Vikings and the Norsemen discovered America The marked contrasts between powerful royalty, landless peasants, Viking warriors and nobl

The Long Ships

The Long ShipsThe book is set in the late 10th century follows the adventures of Orm serpent , called Red for his hair his temper, a native of Scania The story portrays the political situation of Europe in the later Viking Age, Andalusia under Al Mansur Ibn Abi Aamir, Denmark under Harold Bluetooth, fol

The Arabian Nights

The Arabian NightsThis volume reproduces the 1932 Modern Library edition, for which Bennett A Cerf chose the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F Burton s multivolume translation, and includes Burton s extensive and acclaimed explanatory notes n nThe tales of told by Shahrazad over a thousand a

Eaters of the Dead

Eaters of the DeadIt is 922 A.D The refined Arab courtier Ibn Fadlan is accompanying a party of Viking warriors back to their home He is appalled by their customs the gratuitous sexuality of their women, their disregard for cleanliness, and their cold blooded sacrifices As they enter the frozen, forbidden landscap