The Son Avenger: Volume IV of The Master of Hestviken

The Son Avenger: Volume IV of The Master of Hestviken

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by Sigrid Undset
     
 

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Powerfully written and filled with magnificent vignettes of the daily life of a medieval estate, 'The Son Avenger' suggests a Greek tragedy whose vision of fate coexists with a Christian sense of suffering and forgiveness. And in the somber, twilight figure of 'Olav the Bad, ' Undset has created an antihero as moving as Oedipus or Lear.

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Powerfully written and filled with magnificent vignettes of the daily life of a medieval estate, 'The Son Avenger' suggests a Greek tragedy whose vision of fate coexists with a Christian sense of suffering and forgiveness. And in the somber, twilight figure of 'Olav the Bad, ' Undset has created an antihero as moving as Oedipus or Lear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307773098
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Series:
Master of Hestviken Series , #4
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB

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The Son Avenger: The Master of Hestviken, Volume IV 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Will u be my master? Ana
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lives here with a hidden room full of weapons
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