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The Road of the Sea Horse

(1980)
(The second book in the Last Viking series)
A novel by

 
The giant Norse warrior-king Harald Hardrede strives to forge a mighty empire by conquering the North in the second volume of the epic Last Viking Trilogy

He is a savior to the hordes of loyal Norsemen who would gladly give their lives battling at his side and a dreaded scourge to anyone who resists his dreams of empire. Now, Harald Hardrede - who, legend has it, has never been defeated in battle or sport - has returned to Norway, the land of his birth, after years of serving foreign rulers in faraway realms. The lessons of Constantinople are not lost on the giant Viking warrior, as he sets out to unite the northlands under his sole rule and create an empire to rival the great powers of Europe. Harald's task will not come easily and will demand great sacrifice, for the resisting Danes love their current king, and the proud people of the Throndheimsfjord would rather die than relinquish their cherished independence. But the fabled "Lightning of the North" will not be deterred, for he is determined to carve his place in history - or die in the process.

Multiple-award-winning author Poul Anderson's thrilling three-volume series, the Last Viking Trilogy draws from Norse legend and lore to prove he is as adept at epic historical fiction as he is at science fiction and fantasy. Norway's most glorious hero comes alive in The Road of the Sea Horse, a magnificent tale of war, adventure, bloodlust, and loyalty.

 
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Paperback Editions

June 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Road of the Sea Horse
Author(s): Poul Anderson
ISBN: 0-89083-610-8 / 978-0-89083-610-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington Pub Corp(Zebra)
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Road of the Sea Horse (The Last Viking Trilogy Book 2)
Author(s): Poul Anderson
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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