I'm a well read grad student who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.
So I'll just say that this has enchanted me. It flew right by, as I couldn't help but wonder what would happen next.
Lushly illustrated, deftly written, this is about the taboo lesbian love between two.. Vikings, I guess?
I suck at history. Anyway, one is married, one is to be killed, although her father can't bring himself to do it. So she's off on a quest, alone, and it's thrilling.