The Saga of Eric Brighteyes is an epic Viking novel, first published in 1890, concerning the adventures the principal character in 10th century Iceland.
This book was mentioned as one of the inspirations for Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings".
A search finds this wiki that also lists some other authors and stories I'll be reading soon here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Brighteyes
You can find an online copy here - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/2721
And if you want a printed copy Amazon has it here - http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... Brighteyes