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Islands of the Blessed (Reprint) (Paperback) (Nancy Farmer)

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The conclusion to Newbery Honor author Nancy Farmer’s captivating Sea of Trolls trilogy.The crowning volume of the trilogy that began with The Sea of Trolls and continued withThe Land of Silver Apples opens with a vicious tornado. (Odin on a Wild Hunt, as the young berserker Thorgil sees it.) The fields of Jack’s home village are devastated, the winter ahead looks bleak, and a monster—a draugr—has invaded the forest outside of town.But in the hands of bestselling author Nancy Farmer, the direst of prospects becomes any reader’s reward. Soon, Jack, Thorgil, and the Bard are off on a quest to right the wrong of a death caused by Father Severus. Their destination is Notland, realm of the fin folk, though they will face plenty of challenges and enemies before get they get there. Impeccably researched and blending the lore of Christian, Pagan, and Norse traditions, this expertly woven tale is beguilingly suspenseful and, ultimately, a testament to love.
The conclusion to Newbery Honor author Nancy Farmer's captivating Sea of Trolls trilogy.

The crowning volume of the trilogy that began with The Sea of Trolls and continued with The Land of Silver Apples opens with a vicious tornado. (Odin on a Wild Hunt, as the young berserker Thorgil sees it.) The fields of Jack's home village are devastated, the winter ahead looks bleak, and a monster?a draugr?has invaded the forest outside of town.

But in the hands of bestselling author Nancy Farmer, the direst of prospects becomes any reader's reward. Soon, Jack, Thorgil, and the Bard are off on a quest to right the wrong of a death caused by Father Severus. Their destination is Notland, realm of the fin folk, though they will face plenty of challenges and enemies before get they get there. Impeccably researched and blending the lore of Christian, Pagan, and Norse traditions, this expertly woven tale is beguilingly suspenseful and, ultimately, a testament to love.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 479
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Nancy Farmer
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2012
TCIN: 14249868
UPC: 9781416907381
Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-8656
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