The Brothers Lionheart Book by Astrid Lindgren

The Brothers Lionheart Book by Astrid Lindgren

The Brothers Lionheart

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

Title : The Brothers Lionheart
Author :  Astrid Lindgren
Language : English
Isbn : 1930900244
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 231 pages

Rating: 4.7

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