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Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland - a book by Eiricksson, Leifur

Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland

Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland( )
Author: Eiricksson, Leifur
Editor: Hreinsson, Vidar
Introduction by: Hreinsson, Vidar
Notes by: Hreinsson, Vidar
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

'The axe bit well and the head went flying off and landed some distance away. Then Thorgeir rode off' Comic Sagasand Talesbrings together the finest comic stories from medieval Iceland. With feuding families and moments of grotesque violence, the sagas see such classic mythological figures as murdered fathers, disguised beggars, corrupt chieftains and avenging sons do battle with axes, words and cunning. The tales, meanwhile, follow heroes and comical fools through...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.722 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:0.598 Pounds

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