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Gunnar"s daughter by Sigrid Undset

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Norway,
  • Iceland

Subjects:

  • Norway -- History -- 1030-1397 -- Fiction,
  • Iceland -- History -- To 1262 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSigrid Undset ; translated by Arthur G. Chater ; introduction and notes by Sherrill Harbison.
SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics
ContributionsChater, Arthur G., Harbison, Sherrill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT8950.U5 F613 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL687390M
ISBN 100141180641
LC Control Number97034337

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Gunnar's Daughter, by Sigrid Undset, , Penguin Classics. If you’ve been reading here, you saw when I received Gunnar’s Daughter as a birthday present from my good friend M. It came wrapped in lovely paper with a large red and white print, and was tied with twine. I was going to read it right away. Gunnar’s Daughter is an early novel from the Sigrid Undset, author of the Nobel Prize-winning Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy, and it is no less of a powerful, shocking work not just for a book set in medieval Norway, but for a book written at the beginning of the 20th Century.. Vigdis is a young maid, fair and virtuous, daughter of a wealthy landowner, and when her father’s estate is. The Dramatic Tale of a female avenger from the Saga Age. More than a decade before writing Kristin Lavransdatter, the trilogy about 14th century Norway that won her the Nobel Prize, Sigrid Undset published Gunnar's Daughter (), a brief, swiftly moving tale about a more violent period in her country's history, the Saga Age. Set in Norway and Iceland at the beginning of the eleventh century Format: Paperback.   Gunnars Daughter › Customer reviews There is no doubt that this book is saddening and heartbreaking, but if you want a good story, whether short or long, you must go to Sigrid Undset. I read "Kristin Lavransdatter" a few years ago, which I loved and is my top ten favorite books of all time, so I was happy to see that Undset had written /5.

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