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THE LAST OF THE VIKINGS: Set against the harsh beauty of the Lofoten Islands, The last of the vikings is a stirring depiction both of mans perseverance ... make their annual voyage to the islands. John Bowling

THE LAST OF THE VIKINGS: Set against the harsh beauty of the Lofoten Islands, The last of the vikings is a stirring depiction both of mans perseverance ... make their annual voyage to the islands.

John Bowling

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Set against the harsh beauty of the Lofoten Islands, The last of the vikings is a stirring depiction both of mans perseverance and of the end of an era. Its action centers upon a single fishing season, when the Norwegian peasantry, descendants ofMoreSet against the harsh beauty of the Lofoten Islands, The last of the vikings is a stirring depiction both of mans perseverance and of the end of an era. Its action centers upon a single fishing season, when the Norwegian peasantry, descendants of the Vikings, make their annual voyage to the islands.When Kristaver Myran brought home his own Lofoten boat, his oldest son Lars was tall and strong enough to join the next fishing trip to the islands off the coast of Norway. Lofoten men thought of their boats as descendants of dragon-prowed Viking ships, and Lars dreamed that he was an early Norseman who would do battle when the time came to sail north.Kristaver had bought the Seal cheaply at auction, though even that low price was more than he could pay without guarantors. People said he must want to die early to have bought that boat which had capsized...