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The sagas of Icelanders : a selection

Publisher: New York : Viking, [2010]
Series: World of the sagas
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 20. reprView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories, which depicts the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled in Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west to Greenland and, ultimately,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0670889903 9780670889907 9780141000039 0141000031
OCLC Number: 769482712
Notes: Originally: 2000
"The sagas and tales in this book are reprinted from the Complete sagas of Icelanders I-V, published 1997 by Leifur Eiríksson Publishing, Iceland, with minor alterations"--Page [lviii]
Description: lxvi, 347 p. : maps
Series Title: World of the sagas
Other Titles: Complete sagas of Icelanders, including 49 tales
Responsibility: preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg

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