The Whispering Muse

Sjon (Author) Victoria Cribb (Translator)
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Description

The year is 1949 and Valdimar Haraldsson, an eccentric Icelander with elevated ideas about the influence of fish consumption on Nordic civilisation, has had the singular good fortune to be invited to join a Danish merchant ship on its way to the Black Sea.

Among the crew is the mythical hero Caeneus, disguised as the second mate. Every evening after dinner he entrances his fellow travellers with the tale of how he sailed with the fabled vessel the Argo on the Argonauts' quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece.

A master storyteller, Sjon seamlessly blends seafaring yarns of the ancient world with the manners of the modern age.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Publish Date
16 April 2020
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781529342994

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