History Literature / TheBrokenSword

31st Mar '17 6:36:40 PM JulianLapostat
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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to Myth/{{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''The Saga of Eric Brighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.

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The novel is set during the Viking Age UsefulNotes/TheVikingAge and the story contain many references to Myth/{{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''The Saga of Eric Brighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.
20th Mar '16 5:07:58 PM Exxolon
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Not related to the ''VideoGame/BrokenSword'' video game series.
15th Dec '15 12:49:37 PM porphyre77
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The fate of Skaflocs'child after have been claimed by Odin is unknown.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The fate of Skaflocs'child Skaflocs' [[spoiler:and Freda's]] child after have been claimed by Odin is unknown.
15th Dec '15 12:46:25 PM porphyre77
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The fate of Skaflocs'child after have been claimed by Odin is unknown.
29th Sep '15 8:30:01 AM LahmacunKebab
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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to Myth/{{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.

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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to Myth/{{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', ''The Saga of Eric Brighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.
23rd Sep '15 4:55:21 PM nombretomado
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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to {{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.

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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to {{Norse Myth/{{Norse mythology}}, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.
21st Sep '14 3:19:49 AM darkpast
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The novel has been praised for its well-written female characters (particularly when its age is taken into account).

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The novel has been praised for its well-written female characters (particularly when its age is taken into account).
account). It is also notable for using a very similar body of mythological traditions to Literature/TheLordOfTheRings, but weaving a very different story for it. The novel's general tone is quite dark and violent, and the characters often feel like pieces on a vast chessboard - just like the ancient Norse believed, YouCantFightFate very much applies here.
14th Sep '14 6:27:35 AM utherdoul
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** In the 1971 revision, the witch also makes a deal with [[spoiler: Odin], masquerading as the Devil. Satan only appears to laugh at her mistake.

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** In the 1971 revision, the witch also makes a deal with [[spoiler: Odin], Odin]], masquerading as the Devil. Satan only appears to laugh at her mistake.
14th Sep '14 6:26:59 AM utherdoul
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** In the 1971 revision, the witch also makes a deal with [[spoiler: Odin], masquerading as the Devil. Satan only appears to laugh at her mistake.
10th Sep '14 12:40:59 PM StFan
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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to {{Norse mythology}}, UsefulNotes/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.

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The novel is set during the Viking Age and the story contain many references to {{Norse mythology}}, UsefulNotes/CelticMythology, Myth/CelticMythology, and even a couple of mentions of more exotic (to Europeans) mythical creatures. It was influenced by the 1891 novel ''Literature/TheSagaOfEricBrighteyes'', by Creator/HRiderHaggard.
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