Book review - Feasting the Wolf by Susan Price
Availalble on Amazon.com: Feasting the Wolf
A very good portrayal of Viking life - very suitable for age 10+. Enjoyed it even though I'm an adult. A tale of two best friends growing up on the Shetland Islands off the northern coast of Britain during the dark ages. Their Viking ancestors settled on the island many years ago yet Viking exploration and raiding is still a major attraction to one of the two friends. Eventually the other is persuaded away from his farming family on an adventure with a local raiding ship that passed by on its way to help the invasion into England. Yet even when they land on foreign soil difficulties and differences begin to split their relationship apart as both seek respect and acceptance in a world where it is only gaining by earning honour in battle or death.
Want to adventure throught the lands of the Vikings? The height of the Vikings is an amazing period of time and there is a lot of great fiction that is based on historical facts from that period and place. Rebecca Wilson has written a guide to the genre and to some of the best works in the genre.
If you are fascinated by the subject of Vikings you should check out her blog at: http://www.soulchaserbecky.blogspot.com/
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