Eaters of the dead The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences With the Northmen in A.D. 922 by Michael Crichton

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Subjects:

  • Ibn Faḍlān, Aḥmad, fl. 922 -- Fiction,
  • Beowulf -- Adaptations,
  • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- Adaptations,
  • Middle Ages -- Fiction,
  • Northmen -- Fiction,
  • Vikings -- Fiction

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It is 922 A.D. The refined Arab courtier Ibn Fadlan is accompanying a party of Viking warriors back to the north. Fadlan belatedly discovers that his job is to combat the terrors in the night that come to slaughter the Vikings--but just how he will do it, Fadlan has no idea....

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StatementMichael Crichton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R48 E25 1993
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1447982M
ISBN 100345383249
ISBN 109780345383242
LC Control Number93090162
OCLC/WorldCa917698779, 1007570032

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