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The Coming of the Dragon

Legacy of Beowulf: Book #1
By Rebecca Barnhouse
Narrated by Robin Sachs / 8 hours 3 minutes

Rebecca Barnhouse weaves Norse gods, blood feuds, and a terrifying dragon into this spectacular retelling of the end of the Old English poem Beowulf.

When he was a baby, Rune washed up onshore in a boat, along with a sword and a pendant bearing the runes that gave him his nickname. Some people thought he was a sacrifice to the gods and wanted to send him right back to the sea. Luckily for Rune, King Beowulf disagreed. He lifted the boy from the boat and gave him to Amma, a wisewoman living on a farm far removed from the king’s hall, to raise as she saw fit.

Sixteen years later, Rune spends his summers laboring on the farm. And at King Beowulf’s request, he comes to the hall each winter for weapons training. But somehow he never quite fits in. Many people still fear he will bring a curse on the kingdom. Then a terrible thing happens. On a lonely crag on a mountain that belongs to the giants, someone awakens a dragon. It is time for Rune to find the warrior inside himself and prove to the doubters once and for all that he is a true hero.

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Legacy of Beowulf Series


The Coming of the Dragon
The Coming of the Dragon
Rebecca Barnhouse
Author
Narrator Robin Sachs
ISBN 9780307738059
Length 8 hours 3 minutes
Language English
Publisher Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres Children's
Libro.fm rank #29,863 Overall
Genre rank #2,416 in Children's