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Torolv the fatherless

Author: Pauline Clarke
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, ©1959, 1973 printing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Torolv, called Trolf, lived near the great Viking fortress of Jomsborg. One day he was carried out to sea in a small skiff and picked up by pirates from the fortress, whose leader was a mysterious Viking, melancholy, musical and magnificently strong, whom his men called Ali. Trolf pleased Ali with his courage and wit, Ali appeared to Trolf heroic, lordly and worthy of his utmost loyalty. Their raiding at last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Clarke
ISBN: 0571036201 9780571036202
OCLC Number: 5027380
Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Pauline Clarke ; with ill. by Cecil Leslie.

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"Torolv, called Trolf, lived near the great Viking fortress of Jomsborg. One day he was carried out to sea in a small skiff and picked up by pirates from the fortress, whose leader was a mysterious Viking, melancholy, musical and magnificently strong, whom his men called Ali. Trolf pleased Ali with his courage and wit, Ali appeared to Trolf heroic, lordly and worthy of his utmost loyalty. Their raiding at last brought them to England, the England of Ethelred the Unready, the king of no councils."--Jacket.

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