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Troll Fell

by Katherine Langrish

Troll Fell by Katherine Langrish
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  • First Published:
    May 2004, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Jul 2005, 304 pages

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'A rousing debut, steeped in Scandinavian lore and history.' Ages 10-13

Troll Fell is set loosely in medieval Norway and is good, clean, fantasy fun at its best - and a great introduction to Nordic mythology. This is officially recommended for ages 10-13. Our children, who were 9 and 11 when they read it, loved every nasty little twist and turn!

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'Climaxed by a well-set-up twist and a splendidly trollish subterranean wedding feast, Langrish's tense, quick-paced story will keep readers glued to the page, cheering the determined young folk on as they muster the wit and courage to face challenges both natural and supernatural. A rousing debut, steeped in Scandinavian lore and history.' Gr. 5-7. Booklist Starred Review.

This review is from the July 20, 2005 issue of BookBrowse Recommends. Click here to go to this issue.



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