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  • SAGA LAND FAMILY MYSTERY SRG17 BEAUTIFUL & BLOODY VIKING TALES

    SAGA LAND    FAMILY MYSTERY    SRG17   BEAUTIFUL & BLOODY VIKING TALES
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    A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari Gíslason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the sagas of Iceland - the true stories of the first Viking families who settled on that remote island in the Middle Ages.These are tales of blood feuds, of dangerous women, and people who are compelled to kill the ones they love the most. The sagas are among the greatest stories ever written, but the identity of their authors is largely unknown. Together, Richard and Kari travel across Iceland, to the places where the sagas unfolded a thousand years ago. They cross fields, streams and fjords to immerse themselves in the folklore of this fiercely beautiful island. And there is another mission: to resolve a longstanding family mystery - a gift from Kari's Icelandic father that might connect him to the greatest of the saga authors. PRAISE FOR FIDLER & GÍSLASON 'Wise and unassuming, humorous and remarkably affecting all at the same time, The Promise of Iceland is an enchanting reflection of a fascinating life and a profound exploration of the human condition.' Krysi Egan, Stilts We already know Fidler is an interviewer of great empathy, now we know he mirrors that skill on the page, too.' Andrew McMillan, The Australian

    ISBN: 9780733338236
    Title: SAGA LAND FAMILY MYSTERY SRG17 BEAUTIFUL & BLOODY VIKING TALES
    Author: FIDLER RICHARD ILL GISLASON KARI
    Year: 1117
    Publication date: 01/11/2017
    Price: $39.99
    Imprint: ABC BOOK COL
    • Sale Price: $39.99
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