Njál's saga

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Penguin Books, 1960 - Fiction - 375 pages
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An Icelandic family saga, probably from the 13th century, in a modern translation.

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User Review  - Edelweiss - Goodreads

For what I was expecting, this was a surprisingly interesting and intriguing saga. While I do not speak the original text's language, it did seem to have a good translation with an interesting story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marie Østvold - Goodreads

I have to admit, I couldn't really follow it at times, because of all the names and familiy linages- but that doesn't mean anything. It's a very good read, and a must if you're interested in nordic ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
NOTE ON THE TRANSLATION
33
GENEALOGICAL TABLES
357
Copyright

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About the author (1960)

- Magnus Magnusson authored more than 30 books, made several TV programs on Iceland and the Vikings, and translated the "Vinland Sagas" and many other sagas into English.
- Mark Harrison has a Bachelor's degree in Medieval Studies from Lancaster University. He is a Curator at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London and has a strong interest in the early medieval world. He lives in Colchester, UK.
- Ian Heath is a highly respected author, currently working on a five-volume project covering the armies of 19th-century Asia. Ian lives in Cambridgeshire
- Keith Durham lives in Northumberland. He has had a lifelong interest in the Vikings and their ships.
- Ren? Chartrand and has been senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He lives in Quebec.
The author lives in Glasgow, Scotla

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