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The thrall's tale

Author: Judith Lindbergh
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale set in Viking Greenland at the turn of the ninth century follows the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future, from the slave Katla, who anticipates the promise of a new land; to Bibrau, the daughter born to Katla after a brutal rape; to the prophetess Thorbjorg, who teaches Norse magic to Bibrau.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Lindbergh
ISBN: 0670034649 9780670034642
OCLC Number: 61240663
Description: 450 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The voyage --
Hope --
A freewoman's claim --
Flurry of falcons --
The changeling --
From that smoke wafts up a being --
Rake and broom --
The prophecy --
Blood --
The Christ has come --
The quality of mercy --
My father (deceiver) --
Jaegers' meat --
Resurrection --
Sounds as happy children make --
The girl who sits in the blue.
Responsibility: Judith Lindbergh.
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A tale set in Viking Greenland at the turn of the ninth century follows the intertwined lives of three women straddling the pagan past and Christian future, from the slave Katla, who anticipates the promise of a new land; to Bibrau, the daughter born to Katla after a brutal rape; to the prophetess Thorbjorg, who teaches Norse magic to Bibrau.

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