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The Chessmen Thief

The Chessmen Thief

Published: 29 Apr 2021

Paperback / softback, 200 pages

Recommended for age 9+

By Barbara Henderson

Published by Cranachan Publishing Limited

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Win. Lose. Survive.

I was the boy with a plan. Now I am the boy with nothing. From the moment 12-year-old Kylan hatches a plan to escape from his Norse captors, and return to Scotland to find his mother, his life becomes a dangerous game.

The precious Lewis Chessmen-which he helped carve-hold the key to his freedom, but he will need all his courage and wit to triumph against Sven Asleifsson, the cruellest Viking in the realm. One false move could cost him his life.

Barbara Henderson has woven a thrilling origin story around the enduring mystery of the Lewis Chessmen, their creation in Norway, and how they ended up buried in the Hebrides before being discovered on Lewis in 1831.

Tagged Scotland and Vikings

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