The breaking sword

by Frederick Covins

Publisher: Constable in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 363
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Edition Notes

Statement(by) Frederick Covins.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20988805M
ISBN 100094591806
OCLC/WorldCa4266389

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Back inPoul Anderson released his novel The Broken Sword. Not many have heard of it because a little book came out that year took all the spotlight Some book called The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.4/5(). Why is this book not more popular. Written four years after The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and published the same year as Tolkiens The Fellowship of the Ring, Poul Andersons The Broken Sword is a fantasy ing Norse myth and legend, English and World myth, with historical fact and setting, this tells a legendary tale economically and with a fable-like tone/5.

Thor has broken the sword Tyrfing so that it cannot strike at the roots of Yggdrasil, the tree that binds together earth, heaven, and hell.

But now the mighty sword is needed again to save the elves in their war against the trolls, and only Skafloc, a human child kidnapped and raised by the elves, can hope to persuade Bolverk the ice-giant to make Tyrfing whole again/5(13).

Back inPoul Anderson released his novel The Broken Sword. Not many have heard of it because a little book came out that year took all the spotlight Some book called The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

And I admit, I didn’t know about The Broken Sword until a year ago.4/5(). Published the same year as The Fellowship of the Ring, Poul Anderson’s novel The Broken Sword draws on similar Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon sources.

In his greed for land and power, Orm the Strong slays the family of a Saxon witch—and for his sins, the Northman must pay with his newborn by: 5. We Break the Sword is one of a series of theoretical case studies of how MindWar could have been applied to various historical conflicts, in this case the European theater of World War II in It also addresses prevention of the subsequent development of atomic warfare, delaying if not eliminating that worldwide international danger/5(3).

The Broken Sword (The Forever King Trilogy Book 2) - Kindle edition by Cochran, Molly, Murphy, Warren. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Broken Sword (The Forever King Trilogy Book /5(29).

The Broken Sword is a fantasy novel by American writer Poul Anderson, originally published in It was issued in a revised edition by Ballantine Books as the twenty-fourth volume of their Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in January The original text was returned to print by Gollancz in Author: Poul Anderson.

The Broken Crown (The Sun Sword, Book 1) Mass Market Paperback – July 1, I own all almost of the author’s books and have never been happy setting them down in the middle of a story to take a break.

As a result there have been many overnight reading sessions or simply falling asleep while reading. As I am not a person who reads and /5(92). The book is a history of swords from the dawn of time to the late 19th century. That's a tall order and in his usual way, Burton tackles it head on with digressions and footnotes.

Anyone familiar with his translation of Night's will by: 5.