Publish date: February 7th 2008
Publisher: Short Books
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
The longer I sat on my review for this book the more I felt I should give it 4 stars instead of my original 3, so I did.At first the book was a bit difficult to get into. It is written in the present tense which, being uncommon in novels, was a bit jarring at first. Once I got past that, I found tha...
Really really liked this one! Though usually not one of my favorite genres, this novel is just so beautifully written it pulls you in from page one! Definitely one to add to your "to read" list!
Ice Land is a somewhat fanciful take on the legends of the Old Norse Gods set in the year 1000. It is told through the point of view of several characters in alternating chapters - from Freya who can don her feathers and fly like a bird, orphaned Fulla who does not wish to marry the man her grandfat...