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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
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 Njal`s Saga
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Eriksson, Leifur , Cook, Robert

Njal's Saga

€ 19.95

Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb human passions to the terrible consequences when decent men and women are swept up in a tide of violence beyond their control. It is populated by memorable and complex characters like Gunnar of Hlidarendi, a powerful warrior with an aversion to killing, and the not-so-villainous Mord Valgardsson. Full of dreams, strange prophecies, violent power struggles, and fragile peace agreements, Njal's Saga tells the compelling story of a fifty-year blood feud that, despite its distance from us in time and place, is driven by passions familiar to us all. This Penguin Classics edition includes an introduction, chronology, index of characters, plot summary, explanatory notes, maps, and suggestions for further reading.

Taal / Language : English

Acknowledgements vi
Introduction vii
Further Reading xxxiv
A Note on the Translation xxxvii
Chronology of Njal`s Saga xl
Njal`s Saga
Notes 311(33)
Plot Summary 344(10)
Maps 354(4)
Family Trees 358(4)
Glossary 362(7)
Index of Characters 369
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Paperback / softback
384 pagina's
Januari 2002
280 gram
198 x 129 x 18 mm
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