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The Legend of Sword Lake

The Legend of Sword Lake


Language/s: English, Vietnamese

In this folktale of magic from Vietnam, farmer Le Loi and his volunteer Lam Son Army receive mystical help from the Dragon King in the form of a sword that allows them to defeat the invading Minh army. The story is told in both Vietnamese and English, and explains how Sword Lake in Hanoi got its name.

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The Legend of Sword Lake

Publisher: Kim Dong Publishing House (Vietnam)

Year: 2003


National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: RACL 398.209597 VU –