Egil's Saga

Egil's Saga tells the story of the long and brutal life of 10th century warrior-poet and farmer Egil Skallagrimsson: a morally ambiguous character who was at once the composer of intricately beautiful poetry, and a physical grotesque
ISBN: 9780140443219
Author: Anonymous / Hermann Pálsson (Translator) / Paul Edwards (Translator)
Page: 254
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 1976
Format: Book
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
Language: English

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Price: 2 890 Ft

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Egil's Saga tells the story of the long and brutal life of 10th century warrior-poet and farmer Egil Skallagrimsson: a morally ambiguous character who was at once the composer of intricately beautiful poetry, and a physical grotesque capable of staggering brutality. The saga recounts Egil's progression from youthful savagery to mature wisdom as he struggles to avenge his father's exile from Norway, defend his honour against the Norwegian King Erik Bloodaxe, and fight for the English King Athelstan

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