The Garland

The first novel in Undset’s “Kristin Lavransdatter” trilogy and begins the story of strong-willed heroine Kristin and her attempt to rebuild her life in the wake of the Black Death.

£26.99

Additional information

Author

Sigrid Undset

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

Series

The Kristin Lavransdatter Series

Categories

Historical Romance

Medieval Romance

Romance

Sagas

Women's Fiction

Fiction

ISBN

9781444627985

Formats Available

Pages

248

Publication Date

14 April 2009

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

Sigrid Undset (1882–1949) was a Norwegian writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her most famous work is the trilogy “Kristin Lavransdatter” about life in Norway during the middle ages. First published in 1922, “The Garland” is the first novel in the trilogy and begins the story of strong-willed heroine Kristin and her attempt to rebuild her life in the wake of the Black Death. This fantastic novel is highly recommended for those with an interest in medieval Scandinavia and constitutes a must-read for fans of Undset’s wonderful work. Read & Co. Books is republishing this classic novel now complete with an excerpt from ‘Six Scandinavian Novelists’ by Alrik Gustafrom.

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