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Civilisations

AUTHOR: Laurent Binet

A stunningly ambitious and entertaining novel that gives us a counter-factual history of the modern world, from the author of the international bestseller HHhH.

c.1000 AD- Erik the Red's daughter heads south from Greenland
1492- Christopher Columbus does not discover America
1531- the Incas invade Europe

Civilisations is the world as we don't know it- set at different points in history it links stories about characters in different places and times, all hungry to explore and to acquire power.
Freydis is a woman warrior and leader of a band of Viking explorers setting out southwards. They meet local tribes, exchange skills, are taken prisoner, and get as far as Panama. But nobody ultimately knows what became of them....

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