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The Last Generation A Teenage Girl Embarks On The Journey Of A Lifetime In Ben Robertson S Epic Young Adult Novel, The Last Generation.Bridget Thorsdottir Is Seventeen Years Old When The New Bishop Who Has Taken Over Her Norse Colony Announces The Final Step In His Plans To Do Away With Their Centuries Long Tradition Of Farming.An Avid Hunter In The Days When Women Were Not Allowed To Bear Arms, As Well As Half Inuit Due To Her Father S Love For An Outsider, Bridget Has Never Really Fit In With Her Fellow Greenlanders.Her Family Is Further Shunned When Bridget S Father, Thor, Opposes The New Bishop S Plan His Refusal To Abandon His Farm In Favor Of Fishing Leaves The Farm And Even Thor S Life In Peril.Bridget, Suffering From Prophetic Dreams That Haunt Her Every Waking Moment, Urges Her Father To Flee To The New World Immediately.But When Thor Refuses To Listen, Bridget And Her Adoptive Brother Set Sail For The New World On Their Own.Danger And Hardship Will Challenge Their Progress Along The Way Will Bridget Ever Find The New World And Will She Ever Convince The Rest Of Her Family To Join Her

[ Read ] ➭ The Last Generation  Author Ben   Robertson – Reptileclassifieds.us
  • Paperback
  • 390 pages
  • The Last Generation
  • Ben Robertson
  • English
  • 07 August 2018
  • 098352680X

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➭ The Last Generation Author Ben Robertson – Reptileclassifieds.us


  1. says:

    The young protagonist and her 3 companions her half brother, an indigenous person of the Arctic, and a monk are pressed into a life or death adventure together by historic local events, including climate change They end up having to come to terms with their cosmology, based on their personal religious background both what they believe, and the concerns they have about hypocrisy and corruption they see in some people , and confrontation with another tradition With a light touch, they search The young protagonist and her 3 companions her half brother, an indigenous person of the Arctic, and a monk are pressed into a life or death adventure together by historic local events, including climate change They end up having to come to terms with their cosmology, based on their personal religious background both what they believe, and the concerns they have about hypocrisy and corruption t...


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    I consider this a historic novel in the sense that it was set in the 16th century when Greenland was beginning to be covered with ice This is the last of the Norse colony But how it came to be the last is not only due to the ice but to the beginning of Christianity.Seventeen year old Bridget is wanting to bring her father and siblings to the New World The new bishop wants the colony to become a fishing village and is forcing the men to work the fishing boats instead of the farmland they had a I consider this a historic novel in the sense that it was set in the 16th century when Greenland was beginning to be covered with ice This is the last of the Norse colony But how it came to be the last is not only due to the ice but to the beginning of Christianity.Seventeen year old Bridget is wanting to bring her father and siblings to the New World The new bishop wants the colony to become a fis...


  3. says:

    Ben Robertson, MBA 01AuthorFrom the author A teenage girl embarks on the journey of a lifetime in Ben Robertson s epic young adult novel, The Last Generation Bridget Thorsdottir is seventeen years old when the new bishop who has taken over her Norse colony announces the final step in his plans to do away with their centuries long tradition of farming An avid hunter in the days when women were not allowed to bear arms, as well as half ...


  4. says:

    Robertson writes with a keen eye for atmosphere and a knack for historical research and description, and his story skillfully plays against the conflict between Christian and pagan beliefs, as well as the ethnic clash between Norse and Inuit peoples Publishers Weekly Bridget is a strong female character who defies contemporary gender stereotypes in hunting and fighting and in her rugged individualism detailed descriptions of life in both the Norse and Inuit communities of the early mo Robertson writes with a keen eye for atmosphere and a knack for historica...


  5. says:

    I received this book for free from Goodreads first reads program.I really enjoyed this book It is an interesting story with plenty of adventure I particularly loved the complexity of the characters The main character Bridget is wonderfully written as her journey opens up her world view as she learnsabout what is really going on around her The setting of the story is also very interesting, I have not heard of many books set in Greenland and it is fascinating how this shapes Bridget s ho I received this book for free from Goodreads firs...


  6. says:

    Really enjoyed reading this book There s a strong young female character, great story line, brings to light religious zealots precipitating the fall of a whole culture and people, racial and religious discrimination, climate change andTopics still relevant to today Great historic significance, and some parallels with the early history of New England witch burnings, slave labor, subjugation of the native population, profitable cod fishing industry Also fascinating concepts of differin Really enjoyed reading this book There s a strong young female character, great story line, brings to light religious zealots precipitating the fall of a whole culture and people, racial and religious discrimination, climate change andTopics still relevant to today Great historic significance, and some parallels with the early history of New England witch burnings, slave labor, subjugation of the native population, profitable cod fishing industry Also fascinating concepts of differing views of a higher...


  7. says:

    So first off, I received this book for free through the Goodread s first read giveaway This book was a pleasant surprise I usually don t ready books like this but I really enjoyed it I loved how the main character, Bridget is tr...

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