The Sagas of the Icelanders (Paperback)

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My favorite classic. Entertaining fireside stories blend with history in the best way. Surprisingly progressive and wildly dramatic, The Sagas are the underdog classic you should be reading.

— From Lizy

About the Author


Jane Smiley's ten works of fiction include The Age of Grief, The Greenlanders, Ordinary Love and Good Will, Moo, A Thousand Acres (which won the Pulitzer Prize), and most recently the bestselling Horse Heaven.

Praise For…


"One of the great marvels of World Literature.... This is a dream come true." --Ted Hughes

"A testimony to the human spirit's ability not only to endure what fate may send it but to be renewed by the experience." --Seamus Heaney

"The glory of the Sagas is indisputable." --Milan Kundera

"Generally excellent, accurate and readable, these translations are sure to become the standard versions." --The Times Literary Supplement (London)



Product Details
ISBN: 9780141000039
ISBN-10: 0141000031
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication Date: February 24th, 2005
Pages: 348
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition