A gathering of ravens by Scott Oden

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  • Imaginary wars and battles,
  • Monsters,
  • Fiction

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StatementScott Oden
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3615.D465 G38 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination326 pages
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26944283M
ISBN 100312372949
ISBN 109780312372941
LC Control Number2017003046
OCLC/WorldCa957021153

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A Gathering of Ravens belongs on the same shelf as the best modern swords & sorcery novels, and on the shelf of any serious swords & sorcery reader." —Black Gate blog "Right from the start this book draws you in with its evocative imagery and beautifully-described landscapes.

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A Gathering of Ravens by Scott Oden. I actually own this one. Believe it or not, not all my books are ARCs. Anyway I’ve wanted to read this book for a long time, but the discovery of Netgalley tended to push back what I wanted to read in favour of ARCs.

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Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. A Gathering of Ravens. by Scott Oden. Random House UK, Transworld Publishers.

Bantam Press. A Gathering of Ravens (Book): Oden, Scott: "To the Danes, he is skraelingr; to the English, he is to the Irish, he is fomoraig. He is Corpse-maker and Life-quencher, the Bringer of Night, the Son of the Wolf and Brother of the Serpent.

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It is a story which is reminiscent of the tv show VIKINGS as well as some of the writings of Bernard Cornwell/5(32). Ravens Gathering caught my eye with both title and cover; a mystery suggested, merely hinting at dark overtones but with little to place the book immediately within a predictable genre.

That set the tone, as the story is neither trite nor predictable/5. A Gathering of Ravens belongs on the same shelf as the best modern swords & sorcery novels, and on the shelf of any serious swords & sorcery reader." —Black Gate blog "Right from the start this book draws you in with its evocative imagery and beautifully-described landscapes.

In a subtle way, Oden leads you into Grimnir’s world as he sees. A GATHERING OF RAVENS is an interesting premise for a book: a tale of a monstrous orc-like creature who is the last of his kind along with an idealistic pacifist Christian girl during the last days of paganism in the Viking Era.

It is a story which is reminiscent of the tv show VIKINGS as well as some of the writings of Bernard Cornwell/5(31). A Gathering of Ravens is the tale of Grimnir, the last orc, and is set in an alternative Europe circa the 11th century.

The narrative begins when two Christians, the Danish warrior Njàll and young English hymn-singer Étaín, are forced to seek shelter overnight in a cave due to dire weather.

A Gathering of Ravens A Novel (The Grimnir Series, Book 1) By: Scott Oden. Kindle Book Release date: J OverDrive Read ISBN: File size: KB Release date: J EPUB ebook ISBN:. A GATHERING OF RAVENS is a novel set in the Bernard Cornwell-esque world of Vikings, Christians, and the conflict between their faiths.

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For my part, I found that the writing and amazingly researched setting far outweighed the flaws. A Gathering of Ravens Quotes Showing of 5 “Étaín could have refuted everything Grimnir claimed, had her mind not been shattered from exhaustion; she could have told him that when the earth shook, every man, woman, and child inside Badon shared the same belief: that it was the hand of God, descended to earth to put paid to some nest of.

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A Gathering of Ravens is a great book about a lone Orc Grimnir. Odin manages to put Norse myth into a historical setting that will take your breath away and will leave you wanting more of it. Grimnir is determined to get his revenge that is long past due and so he abducts a female soon-to-be christian priestess (or at least she wants to be.

Fishpond Australia, A Gathering of Ravens by Scott OdenBuy. Books online: A Gathering of Ravens,d: Thomas Dunne Books. A Gathering of Ravens is the first book of a trilogy -- though a trilogy of stand-alone novels tied together by the protagonist (kind of like Cornwell's Sharpe series, but with an Orc).

The second book, Twilight of the Gods, is set during the Northern Crusades, while the third (tentatively bearing the title The Doom of Odin) takes Grimnir into Italy and France during the Black Death.

So, when Scott Oden sent me a copy of his latest book, A Gathering of Ravens (), and I learned its protagonist was an orc, my hopes weren’t high. Well, Oden’s novel knocked the heck out of any prejudices I had. New or old, this book kicks ass, and is one of the best swords & sorcery novels I’ve read in a while.Hi, r/books!My name is Scott Oden, and I write stuff.

You might know me from my most recent novels: A Gathering of Ravens (), and its sequel, Twilight of the Gods, which came out yesterday!

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