Frans G. Bengtsson

Frans G. Bengtsson was a Swedish author and essayist, best known for his Viking saga novel 'The Long Ships'. His works often reflect his deep interest in history and literature.

Books

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  1. 1. The Long Ships

    "The Long Ships" is a historical fiction novel centering around the Viking era. The story follows the adventures of a young Viking named Red Orm who is kidnapped by other Vikings, becomes a slave, then a chieftain's henchman, a merchant, explorer, and a soldier. His adventures take him from his native Sweden to Spain, England, Denmark, and Ireland. The novel explores the political, religious, and cultural landscapes of the era, providing a detailed and engaging portrayal of the Viking world.

    The 1679th Greatest Book of All Time