(From the publisher):
Our story begins in the year 1001 when the toddler Thorgils Leiffson, son of Leif the Lucky and Thorgunna, arrives on the shores of Brattahlid in Greenland to be brought up in the fostercare of a young woman - Gudrid.
Virtually orphaned, he is raised by various mentors, who teach him the ancient ways and warn him of the invasion of the 'White Christ' into the land of the 'Old Gods'. His fortunes take him into many dangerous situations as well as to the brink of death by execution, in battle, disease and shipwreck...
Original title: Odinn's Child
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ Medieval