By Tim Severin
In 1001, the younger baby, Thorgils Leiffson, son of Leif the fortunate and Thorgunna, arrives at the beaches of Greenland to be stated through a tender womanGudrid. Thorgils is a rootless personality of quicksilver intelligence and suppleness. He has inherited his mother’s skill of moment sight, and his mentors educate him the traditional methods and warn him of the invasion of the White Christ” into the land of the Old Gods.” Guided through a stressed quest for experience and the wanderlust of his favorite god, Odinn, Thorgils’ fortunes will take him into worlds of incredible possibility and discovery.
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Odinn's Child: The Heroes of the North Live On (Viking Trilogy, Book 1) by Tim Severin