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The Brothers Lionheart

The Brothers Lionheart

  • Title: The Brothers Lionheart
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  • ISBN : 9781930900240
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 231 pages


The Brothers Lionheart Swedish Br derna Lejonhj rta is a children s fantasy novel written by Astrid Lindgren It was published in the autumn of 1973 and has been translated into 46 languages Many of its themes are unusually dark and heavy for the children s book genre Disease, death, tyranny, betrayal and rebellion are some of the dark themes that permeate the story The Brothers Lionheart Swedish Br derna Lejonhj rta is a children s fantasy novel written by Astrid Lindgren It was published in the autumn of 1973 and has been translated into 46 languages Many of its themes are unusually dark and heavy for the children s book genre Disease, death, tyranny, betrayal and rebellion are some of the dark themes that permeate the story The lighter themes of the book involve platonic love, loyalty, hope, courage and pacifism.The two main characters are two brothers the older Jonatan and the younger Karl The two brothers surname was originally Lion, but they are generally known as Lionheart Karl s nickname is Skorpan Rusky since Jonatan likes these typical Swedish toasts or crusts.In Nangijala, a land in the campfires and storytelling days , the brothers experience adventures Together with a resistance group they lead the struggle against the evil Tengil, who rules with the aid of the fearsome fire breathing dragon, Katla


Author Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren, n e Ericsson, 1907 2002 was a Swedish children s book author and screenwriter, whose many titles were translated into 85 languages and published in than 100 countries She has sold roughly 165 million copies worldwide Today, she is most remembered for writing the Pippi Longstocking books, as well as the Karlsson on the Roof book series.Awards Hans Christian A




The Brothers Lionheart Reviews (31)

  • In high school I loaned this to a girlfriend and then she dumped me and then I called her house like every day all GIVE ME MY BOOK BACK until she finally left it outside my door so she wouldn t have to talk to me.I was a pretty big fan of this book. [..]

  • If you don t like this book, you just don t understand anything If you still haven t read it, please do Simply one of the best children s books ever written It deals with some very serious issues in a truly admirable way and gives hope at the same time Pure, honest, brave and magical. [..]

  • There are times when reality is hard to bear There are times when you wish you would not have to face what is actually happening For all those times, Astrid Lindgren wrote The Brothers Lionheart I must have read it about ten times by now, several times as a child, and several times with my own child [..]

  • remember that book you read in your childhood it was in hardcover, it was a bit dusty and used, and you had that feeling that you would like this book and so you read it and it had adventures and it was interesting and you couldn t stop reading that book you read other books before, but that was the [..]

  • This is the most important, most magical and most precious book from my childhood It is the book that made me believe in something greater than myself when I was about ten years old It is, to me, one of the most wonderful stories for children and young teenagers By the time I was 18, I had read it t [..]

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