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Book Information: Long Ships, the

Long Ships, the (1941) [Novel]
by Frans G. Bengtsson Rating: Weighted - 9.6 / Average - 9.8 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Orm, the youngest child in the family, pampered and hypocondriac, is carried off by plundering Vikings and begins a series of adventures. While the Viking ship is sailing off towards its annual raids on Spain, it is captured by Moors, under whom they are enslaved until one day they kill one of their captors and are able to escape...

Original title: Röde Orm
Original languages: Swedish


Genre: FictionAdventureMale-Action/Adventure


  • Originally published in two volumes in 1941 and 1945.

Edition #1: Long Ships, the

Long Ships, the (1954)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Meyer
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Manifested in:

Long Ships, the (1984)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 000612609X
Pages: 480

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