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Grettir the Strong.

Author: Robert Newman
Publisher: Newburyport : Open Road Media, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The legendary Grettir was the strongest man in Iceland, cursed with misfortune but determined to make his own destiny In Iceland's history, many men stand out for their courage and talent, but one man stands taller than the rest. When young Grettir is outlawed from Iceland after killing a man in self-defense, he makes a name for himself in Norway for his heroic deeds. But he goes one step too far, and in trying to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newman, Robert.
Grettir the Strong.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2014
Named Person: Grettir Ásmundarson; Grettir Ásmundarson
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Newman
ISBN: 9781497685932 1497685931
OCLC Number: 896796283
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Foreword; 1 Concerning Grettir's Family and His Childhood; 2 The Slaying of Skeggi; 3 The Journey to Norway and the Adventure of the Grave Mound; 4 The Adventure with the Berserks; 5 Thorfinn's Return and Grettir's Adventure with the Bear; 6 The Slaying of Bjorn and His Brothers; 7 Grettir's Return to Iceland and the Horse Fight; 8 The Fight with Glam's Ghost; 9 The Slaying of Thorbjorn the Slow and Grettir's Second Voyage to Norway; 10 The Fetching of the Fire and What Came of It; 11 The Slaying of Snaekoll and Second Meeting with Thorsteinn. 12 The Death of Asmund and the Slaying of Atli13 The Outlawing of Grettir and His Return to Iceland; 14 The Slaying of Thorbjorn Oxmain; 15 The Attempt to Avenge Thorbjorn and the Suit at the Thing; 16 The Meeting with Lopt; 17 Treachery on the Heath; 18 The Second Meeting with Hallmund; 19 The Humbling of Gisli; 20 The Last Visit Home and The Journey to Drangey; 21 Grettir on Drangey and at the Thing; 22 Thorbjorn Angle's Visit to Drangey and Grettir's Second Visit to the Mainland; 23 Haering at Drangey and What Happened at the Thing; 24 Thurid the Witch at Drangey. 25 The Casting of the Spell26 The Deaths of Grettir and Illugi; 27 The Avenging of Grettir; About the Author; Copyright Page.

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The legendary Grettir was the strongest man in Iceland, cursed with misfortune but determined to make his own destiny In Iceland's history, many men stand out for their courage and talent, but one man stands taller than the rest. When young Grettir is outlawed from Iceland after killing a man in self-defense, he makes a name for himself in Norway for his heroic deeds. But he goes one step too far, and in trying to rid a town from an evil spirit terrorizing the land, he is cursed to wander alone as an outlaw for the rest of his days. At first Grettir scoffs at the curse, but it soon becomes c.

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