In addition there is the sweep of drama, the dark forrest, the adventures on the high seas, beautiful women, clashing swords and all manner of excitement. It is a great read, and it also has a most satisfying ending.
Well done Stuart, but what next?
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Mirsky has an excellent command of the saga style and spins a fine, page-turning tale. . . there are some truly wonderful scenes of sea-faring and berserker duels. . . Vragi's final fight is worth the price of the book all by itself. . . ." -- Diana Paxson, Author of The Wolf and The Raven and The Hallowed Isle tetralogy. -- IDUNNA Magazine, November '99
Mirsky keeps us glued to this excellent first novel, using a subtle yet powerful story-telling technique that recalls old-time adventures involving swordplay, fair maidens in distress, relatives who are scoundrels, a misunderstood hero engaged in epic exploits, strange lands full of mysterious and wonderful peoples, and the power of good versus evil. The King of Vinland's Saga is a book the reader can't stay away from . . . and mourns when it is finished. --- -- Shelley Glodowski,Midwest Book Review, Fall 1999
THE KING OF VINLAND'S SAGA is a wonderfully rich adventure novel, with memorable characters, a ...