Eaters of the Dead

  • by Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by Simon Vance
  • 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs - the wanton sexuality of their pale, angular women, their disregard for cleanliness...their cold-blooded human sacrifices. But it is not until they reach the depths of the Northland that the courtier learns the horrifying and inescapable truth: he has been enlisted by these savage, inscrutable warriors to help combat a terror that plagues them - a monstrosity that emerges under cover of night to slaughter the Vikings and devour their flesh....
Eaters of the Dead was adapted to the screen as The 13th Warrior, starring Antonio Banderas.


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Customer Reviews

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Great historical "fiction" !

Excellent historical adventure story from a great story teller.
Vikings, mist monsters and adventure. Worth a listen.
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- M. J. Atkinson

Well worth the wait

I loved the film, unashamedly, and loved reading this through when I bought the novel. I've been periodically checking Audible for this title and when I saw it was available for preorder, didn't hesitate.
I'll be listening to this A lot. love it.
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- Mr. J. Ambler

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-11-2015
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio