All the Icelandic sagas portray a world well aware of the power of words: to praise, to blame, to curse and to taunt. Yet these five stories are unusual in putting a skald, or poet, centre stage and building the plot around his travels to seek fame, his doomed love for a married woman and his hostilities against her menfolk.
About The Author
Some believe that The Saga of the People of Laxardal was written by a woman.
Series: Penguin Classics
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 29th October 2002
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 19.9