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Hrolf Kraki"s saga

Poul Anderson

Hrolf Kraki"s saga

by Poul Anderson

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Published by Baen Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPoul Anderson
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1603 vol. 12
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24500804M
LC Control Number00513610

Hrolf put a stop to the fight, and persuaded his champions to reconcile. Bodvar, with Hjalti sat on Hrolf’s right, while Svipdag and his brothers sat on the king’s left. Hrolf later had his daughter, Drifa, married to Bodvar. Below is the list of the champions of Hrolf Kraki: Bödvar Bjarki; Hjalti the Magnanimous (originally Hott) Svipdag Ratings: Find books like Hrolf Kraki's Saga from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Hrolf Kraki's Saga also liked: The Shadow o.

The Saga of Hrolf Kraki (Hrólfs saga kraka) is a 13th century Icelandic Legendary Saga about the legendary Danish king Hrolf Kraki, who would have lived – if he lived - in the early 6th century.. King Helgi of Denmark, of the famous Skjöldung line, is an accomplished Viking raider. On one of these raids, Helgi rapes Queen Oluf of the Saxons. Years later, on another foray to Saxony, he. Hrolf Kraki's Saga. Ballantine: New York: First edition, PBO, Paperback, Very Good/Near Fine, pp. Cover artwork by: Allan Mardon A clean, straight and tight copy with light toning to inside covers and extremities of text block. # Price: $Author: Poul Anderson.

A saga that predates the stories of King Arthur and his knights and Shakespeare's Hamlet, while echoing the Oedipus and Beowulf myths, the Norse legend of Hrolf Kraki takes on a new and breathtaking richness in this classic novel the Guardian described as "full of thrills.". First up is Hrolf Kraki’s Saga by Poul Anderson, published in Anderson is still reasonably well known for books such as The Broken Sword and Boat of a Million Years, but I haven’t seen Hrolf Kraki’s Saga mentioned in a long time.


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Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world. I have not read an actual translation of the compilation of the ancient Danish manuscripts which date from as far back as the s but from the way in which Mr.

Anderson put /5(37). Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world/5(37).

Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world. I have not read an actual translation of the compilation of the ancient Danish manuscripts which date from as far back as the s but from the way in which Mr.

Anderson put /5(25). Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world.4/5. Hrolf Kraki's Saga has been somewhat controversial regarding its historical accuracy, but it is important to remember that the Sagas were as much "historical novels" as they were histories per se.

Also I know some people don't like Byock's translation style, but personally, I find it enjoyable/5(22). Hrolf Kraki's Saga is a fantasy novel by American writer Poul was first published by Ballantine Books as the sixty-second volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in October,and has been reprinted a number of times since.

The novel was nominated for the British Fantasy Award in The novel is a retelling of the story of the legendary 6th century Danish king Hrolf Author: Poul Anderson.

The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki is a legendary tale and one of the greatest Old Icelandic legendary sagas. Hrolf Kraki, king in ancient Denmark, was not as many of the other legendary heroes; he was among the quiet and mild rulers, which, of course, didn’t prevent him from taking action and revenge when required/5.

Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world. I have not read an actual translation of the compilation of the ancient Danish manuscripts which date from as far back as the s but from the way in which Mr.

Anderson put Reviews: Hrolf Kraki's Saga () About book: I find Poul Anderson pretty uneven. I tend to either really like his books, or be left cold by them. I also tend to enjoy his fantasy much more than his science fiction (for which he is probably better known).

Hrolf Kraki's Saga () About book: I find Poul Anderson pretty uneven. I tend to either really like his books, or be left cold by them.

I also tend to enjoy his fantasy much more than his science fiction (for which he is probably better known). This book is obviously in the former camp. the saga of king hrolf kraki Download the saga of king hrolf kraki or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the saga of king hrolf kraki book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. A saga that predates the stories of King Arthur and his knights and Shakespeare’s Hamlet, while echoing the Oedipus and Beowulf myths, the Norse legend of Hrolf Kraki takes on a new and breathtaking richness in this classic novel the Guardian described as “full of thrills.”Brand: Open Road Media.

Saga of Volsung, and Hrolf Kraki, are two of the tales that belongs to a collection of Norse epic the Saga of Hrolf Kraki, the events can be dated to 5th or 6th original manuscript is composed by an anonymous author was probably written between 12 to 14 AD.

Unlike the Saga of Volsung, which has been re-told in German as the epic poem Nibelungenlied, it has also received. Hrolf Kraki’s Saga This novel is a retelling of the ancient myths regarding the legendary Danish King, Hrolf Kraki.

He was in fact a real person and holds his place in Norse Mythology alongside such greats as Beowulf, Sigmund, Brynhild and other famous Northern heroes.

About the Saga. The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki is one of the major Scandinavian legendary tales and belongs to the group of mythic-heroic Icelandic stories known as the "sagas of ancient times," or fornaldar sagas.

These texts, which are also sometimes called the 'legendary sagas,' are distinctive in that they tell of events that occurred, or are supposed to have occurred, long before the ninth. But Anderson loved the Viking Sagas too.

While arguably a better book, The Broken Sword is Anderson's creation; Hrolf Kraki's Saga is a retelling of the life and times of an actual Danish king.

From the foreward by Lin Carter. Hrolf Kraki's Saga by Pohl Anderson is a wonderful book. The book encapsulates the history of Hrolf Kraki from his earliest known ancestry to his passing from the world/5(35).

Hrolf Kraki's Saga Book Summary and Study Guide. Poul Anderson Booklist Poul Anderson Message Board. He begins testing their powers. While this is all happening, Yrsa tells Hrolf that his father was a rapist.

Hrolf gets angry and helps his men escape from Adhils. While Hrolf's men are leaving, they steal valuable jewelry and gold from Adhils. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Gift Ideas Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Gift Ideas Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards/5(35).

Poul Anderson took the Viking saga of Hrolf Kraki and crafted this magnificent fantasy novel from the legendary king's story.

Hrolf was a sort of Arthurian equivalent of the northern folk tales and myths, but Anderson brought him to life in this novelized retelling of his exploits/5(4).

HROLF KRAKI'S SAGA. New York: Ballantine Books, []. Tall octavo, original unprinted red wrappers, sheets secured in wrappers by metal clasp at top, publisher's printed paper affixed to front wrapper.

Unpaged long galleys of the first edition. A novel reworking traditional Icelandic/Western Isles saga material which won the British Book Edition: Unpaged Long Galleys of The First Edition. The storyline of Poul Anderson's Hrolf Kraki's Saga, my second venture into former British Fantasy award winners – it took the prize – is fantastic.

Blood, gore, incest, trolls, witches: it's. The translation is accurate and detailed, and Byock's introduction and notes are elucidating and easy to SAGA OF KING HROLF KRAKI is probably derived from the same oral stories as the Anglo-Saxon classic, BEOWULF.

Byock details the many similarities in one section of the book, showing the uncanny by: