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Vinland the Beginning

Johnston, R.G. (SIGNED)

ISBN 10: 0978297806 / ISBN 13: 9780978297800
Editorial: Self Published, 2007
Usado Condición: Very Good + Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Viking fiction set in Vinland (Newfoundland). 221 pp. plus Glossary. Book has 3 3/4" crease at bottom front corner, slight shelf wear. FlatSIGNED by author. Bookseller's Inventory # 154936. Size: 8 1/2 " X 5 1/2". N° de ref. de la librería 004936

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Título: Vinland the Beginning

Editorial: Self Published

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Pictorial Card Cover

Condición del libro: Very Good +

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition Thus Stated.

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Sinopsis:

The first millenium is drawing to a close. As the old Viking gods are fading before the one god of Christianity, those aboard the Norse knarr Mimir have their own reasons for braving the dangerous North Atlantic to travel to Vinland, on the tip of modern-day Newfoundland. Thorfinn, the merchant ship's owner, has invested heavily in this venture, hoping to establish a permanent presence in the new world and more than recoup his expenses through trade with the native inhabitants. Adam of Bremen, the Christian monk whose presence Thorfinn is suffering at the behest of his king, is seeking a breakaway monastic order, the Culdees, thought to possess long-lost religious relics that have the potential to bestow incredible power and eternal life. And Thorfinn's wife Gudrid is returning to the land where she buried her first two husbands. Unbeknownst to Thorfinn, she has arranged to include on this expedition the small band of explorers who were present at the discovery of a secret cavern twenty years ago-a cavern containing a city of gold. Their goal: to again locate and open the cavern, and return with the treasure to Iceland. One obstacle stands in their way-Ari Marrson, the unscrupulous, tyrannical leader of the Culdees.

About the Author:

R.G. Johnston wanted to write books for as long as he's been reading them.

In 2007, he self-published his first book, with two more to follow in 2011 and 2014; he typesets, designs his book covers and works directly with his printer.

He's taught workshops about the self-publishing process to audiences and writer's groups; he's consulted individual writers on self-publishing and promoting their works.

Robert enjoys visiting markets and fairs throughout the area, to promote and sell his books. In 2014, he attended the Osgoode Medieval Festival, as an invited author, and performed a section from his first book, Vinland the Beginning, in front of an assembled audience.

He currently resides in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
rgjohnston.com
info@rgjohnston.com

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