didn't rest on his laurels after creating an immensely popular series based around gentleman explorer Allan Quatermain. Instead, Haggard continued to push the genre forward—sometimes by harking to the ancient past. In the novel Eric Brighteyes, Haggard borrows heavily from Norse mythology, setting a classic action-adventure tale in the land now known as Iceland....
By H. Rider Haggard
Paperback: 278 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 15, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
I am going to be teaching a class on Norse Mythology in the fall, and this was part of my preparation. It does a very fine job of showing how the fatalistic philosophy of the Vikings played out in the lives of people. Eric was a great warrior becau