The Saga of the People of Laxardal and Bolli Bollason's Tale (Penguin Classics)

The Saga of the People of Laxardal and Bolli Bollason's Tale (Penguin Classics)

by Leifur Eiricksson (Author), Bergljót S . Kristjánsdóttir (Introduction), KenevaKunz (Introduction)

Synopsis

The action of the saga takes place at the end of the tenth century, at about the time Scandinavia was converting from worship of Norse gods to Christianity. A masterpiece of medieval literature, the story focuses on two families - that of Hoskuld, a prominent farmer with several sons, and that of Gudrun, the most beautiful woman ever born in Iceland.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published: 24 Apr 2008

ISBN 10: 014044775X
ISBN 13: 9780140447750

Author Bio
Some believe that The Saga of the People of Laxardal was written by a woman.