A Slave's Tale by Erik Christian HaugaardA Slave's Tale by Erik Christian Haugaard

A Slave's Tale

byErik Christian HaugaardIllustratorLeo Dillon, Diane Dillon

Paperback | September 14, 2013

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A Slave’s Tale, the sequel to Hakon of Rogen’s Saga, is told from the point of view of a slave girl, Helga, who stows away on the longship when Hakon, the young Viking chieftain, sets sail for France on a voyage to return Rark, a freed slave, to his homeland. The voyagers’ journey is perilous—they narrowly escape capture by an invading fleet, and their ship is severely damaged by a storm. Upon reaching France—where the Vikings are now hated, not feared—only tragedy ensues.

Erik Christian Haugaard (1923–2009) was a celebrated Danish author and translator of more than twenty critically acclaimed books for young readers, including The Samurai’s Tale, The Boy and the Samurai, and The Revenge of the Forty-Seven Samurai. His books have been awarded the American Library Association Notable Book Award, Jane Adda...
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Title:A Slave's TaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:September 14, 2013Publisher:University of Minnesota PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0816681287

ISBN - 13:9780816681280

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"The past comes vividly alive in this vigorous and romantic saga of the Viking era." —Commonweal, May 1965