Hnefatafl: the Game of the Vikings

Reconstructing Hnefatafl now available on Amazon

Cover of Reconstructing Hnefatafl
Cover of Reconstructing Hnefatafl

Wednesday, 12th March 2014

Last month's revised edition of the book Reconstructing Hnefatafl is now available on Amazon in paperback form. This makes the book more widely available than before, and more visible to those searching and browsing the world's largest book retailer. Already resellers are offering the title at reduced prices.

Reconstructing Hnefatafl attempts to piece together rules for a number of hnefatafl variants using historical and archaeological evidence. Rejecting where possible imaginative ideas with no basis in history, the book bases its reconstructions exclusively on original sources, relying on interpretation rather than invention where the sources fall short.

Readers wanting to pick up the paperback can find it on Amazon UK at, or on the US site at On other Amazon sites, simply search for "Reconstructing Hnefatafl". The book is still available from Lulu in hardback edition ( and in paperback (


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