The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren

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  1. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    I have recently read "The Brothers Lionheart" (Bröderna Lejonhjärta) as part of a Swedish assignment, it was a very different children's book that adults can also find very enjoyable and thought-provoking. Has anyone else read it?
     
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    You got up my curiosity as I've never heard of this author so I checked out the reviews on Amazon.com. Looks like a great book that would be a good addition to our library's collection (although it may not be easy to find for purchase). There aren't too many books out there that deal with a dying child. I see there's one copy in our library system so I'll be sure to put it on my list of must reads! Thanks for bringing this to our attention.
     
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    Gosh, that takes me back. It must be 30 years or more since I read that. It was also made into a TV series if my aging memory serves me correctly.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Good idea Kasey :)

    Yes, I read that the TV series was an extended version of the movie made in 1977. Worth renting the movie if you can find it!
     



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    I've read that story several times, and my two oldest have read it too. We've seen the TV series, it's a bit scary, and a little like the Narnia chronicles.
     
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    I also heard alot about this book, i am trying to manage some time for it.
     

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