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The Sagas of Icelanders

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Classics: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03542

ISBN: 0141000031

Condition: Very Good

In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its edges , spine and the corners, the text block has light markings and is rough cut. There is also annotations written in pencil... View more info