Njal's Saga or The Story of Burnt Njal (translated from the Icelandic)

Njal's Saga or The Story of Burnt Njal (translated from the Icelandic)

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According to Wikipedia: "Njáls saga ... or "The Story of Burnt Njal" is one of the sagas of Icelanders. The most prominent characters are the friends Njáll Þorgeirsson, a lawyer and a sage, and Gunnarr Hámundarson, a formidable warrior. In the course of a feud, Gunnarr is exiled and must leave Iceland but as he rides away from his home

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According to Wikipedia: "Njáls saga ... or "The Story of Burnt Njal" is one of the sagas of Icelanders. The most prominent characters are the friends Njáll Þorgeirsson, a lawyer and a sage, and Gunnarr Hámundarson, a formidable warrior. In the course of a feud, Gunnarr is exiled and must leave Iceland but as he rides away from his home he is struck by the beauty of the land and resolves to stay; this quickly leads to his death. Some years later, Njáll is burned alive in his home as a part of a cycle of killing and vengeance.”

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ISBN-13:
9781455418749
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
10/20/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
481,188
File size:
825 KB

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