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The Broken Sword

Paperback edition released 14/08/2014

by Poul Anderson

Part of the Fantasy Masterworks Series

The Broken Sword Synopsis

The sword Tyrfing has been broken to prevent it striking at the roots of Yggdrasil, the great tree that binds earth, heaven and hell together ... But now the mighty sword is needed again to save the elves, who are heavily involved in their war against the trolls, and only Skafloc, a human child kidnapped and raised by the elves, can hope to persuade the mighty ice-giant, Bolverk, to make the sword Thor broke whole again. But things are never easy, and along the way Skafloc must also confront his shadow self, Valgard the changeling, who took his place in the world of men. A superb dark fantasy of the highest, and most Norse, order. THE BROKEN SWORD is a fantasy masterpiece.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781473205444
Publication date: 14th August 2014
Author: Poul Anderson
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Primary Genre Fantasy

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ISBN: 9781473205444
Publication date: 14/08/2014
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About Poul Anderson

Poul Anderson was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning multiple HUGO and NEBULA AWARDs, and was named a SFWA GRAND MASTER. He collaborated regularly with wife, Karen, and their daughter is married to noted SF writer Greg Bear. Poul Anderson died in July 2001.

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