Hakon of Rogen's Saga (Paperback)
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Hakon of Rogen's Saga (Paperback)

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Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 14/09/2013
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An American Library Association Notable Book and his first book for children, Erik Christian Haugaard\u2019s Hakon of Rogen\u2019s Saga is a remarkable novel that perfectly catches the mood of a harsh but heroic people. Set at the end of the Viking period, it tells of a young boy, Hakon, from the island of Rogen who, after his chieftain father is murdered, undertakes to reclaim his birthright from his treacherous uncle. The illustrations by renowned artists Leo and Diane Dillon make this captivating story come alive.

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816681273
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 177 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Exciting and beautiful prose with the flavor of the old sagas." -Library Journal, July 1963

"Now and then a book like [this] captures the imagination and lives on in memory." -Chicago Tribune

"Told with great power and lyricism by a master storyteller." -Commonweal, May 1963

"An absorbing, moving, and beautiful book." -Horn Book Magazine

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