|Plot Summary of The King of Vinland's Saga|
This is full adventure Saga set in Greenland, coastal Canada and Maine in the US, and depicts "first contact" between the Norsemen and the Indians of the US. The story unfolds centring around a man, with his two feet in two separate cultures and his love for a woman from each. It is based on the little known work of Edward Reman,a Scandinavian sailor, who putting forth the idea Vinland's directions were misinterpreted and by his reckoning put it off Grand Manaan Isle, off the Maine Coast.
This synopsis report prepared by DeborahAnne MacGillivray
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|Chapter Analysis of The King of Vinland's Saga|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 40%
Tone of story
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
Time/era of story:
- middle ages
Exploring into the wild
- trouble with tribes
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Eastern Europe
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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