El Ojo de Raven by Giles Kristian, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Literature & Fiction Durante dos años, Osric ha llevado una existencia sencilla. Temido y rechazado por los habitantes de Abbotsend debido a su misterioso. [editar]. El Ojo de Raven; Hijos del trueno; Los Lobos de Odín; La tierra sangrienta.

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And he will find betrayal at the hands of cruel men, some of whom he regarded as friends The Norsemen did, in fact, sail to new lands in search of riches. Lristian is no assurance of survival for anyone. I’ve already started the next book, and have added just about everything Giles Kristian has written to my to-read list.

He has gone a long way towards avenging the murder of his family. Add to Watch list. Description For two years Osric has lived a simple life, apprentice to the mute old carpenter who took him in when others would have him cast out.

We know from the outset that Osric–or Raven as he is soon renamed–survives to be an old man, telling his tales of battle and glory. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – oo in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

Blood Eye (Raven #1) by Giles Kristian

While fighting the Welsh, the Raven is saved by the sudden intervention of the Norsemen under Sigurd. It’s fast, brutal, well researched, well written and an absolute blast.


Blood Eye by Giles Kristian Feb 03, He will find Cynethryth, an English girl with a soul to match his own. And the insight into the thoughts and feelings of the characters let me know them well, without getting all mushy.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In the third act, our hero Raven is rescued at the last minute by the unexpected arrival of his Viking pals, again twice. From time to time and by time to time I really mean once every other year there are books that I feel deserve a reread for one of two reasons.

Blood Eye adequately captures the spirit of the era and is overall entertaining, but there are some major issues with it. Feb krisfian, Guy Haley rated it liked it. The writing has true power and pace, but what also come over is a true love of the subject and the characters that th Vikings I have no idea why I did not notice it the first time around.

Oho so in this story. I’ll certainly read the follow up and see if the characters improve. How can he become such a great warrior in a short space of time? Lice and fleas in beards, people covered in blood, gore, dirt, ale, mead, old food remnants and not a bath in the book.

Even the bond Raven forges with the men who have taken him from the only life he remembers is as unpredictable as his ability to survive and forge a new ell among them as an equal. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab.

Those who have the least to give seem to always be the ones that give the most. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International postage and import charges paid to Pitney Yiles Inc.


And the grand adventure begins. As I see it, anyway. Buy it now – Add to Watch list Added to your Watch list. Yet the peace is further disturbed when the local priest tried to posion the Jarl Sigurd and Osric forewarns jristian Jarl of this trick.

Giles Kristian

The writing has true power and pace, but what also come over is a true love of the subject and the characters that the author is writing. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Not that Kristian doesn’t write well and he certainly displays a wide knowledge of Saxons, Vikings, and Norse mythology; somehow I felt at home in his world. When they are attacked by the locals, they proceed to decimate everything in their path, including both people and their homes. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Have one to sell? Combat, slaughter, pillage and rape. The whole transition from Osric to Raven takes the length of book and his changes are reflected in both his internal dialog and attitude. Blood Eye as I was keen to enjoy it as I heard good things of the writer. So much for the day dreams of most modern Viking wannabes.