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(Íslendingasögur/Sagas of Icelanders)
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Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to...

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Details of Njal's Saga

Exact title of the book
Njal's Saga
Book series
Íslendingasögur/Sagas of Icelanders
Book author
Anonymous
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
384 pages
Language
English
Published
December 6th 2001 by Penguin Classics
File size (in PDF)
1536 kB
Njal's Saga

Some brief overview of book

Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb human passions to the terrible consequences when decent men and women are swept up in a tide of violence beyond their control. It is populated by memorable and complex characters like Gunnar of Hlidarendi, a powerful warrior with an aversion to killing, and the not-so-villainous Mord Valgardsson. Full of dreams, strange prophecies, violent power struggles, and fragile peace agreements, Njal's Saga tells the compelling story of a fifty-year blood feud that, despite its distance from us in time and place, is driven by passions familiar to us all.

This Penguin Classics edition includes an introduction, chronology, index of characters, plot summary, explanatory notes, maps, and suggestions for further reading.