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Icelandic Folktales & Legends - Jacqueline Simpson, Magnus Magnusson
Icelandic Folktales & Legends
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This book of 85 stories from medieval Iceland illustrates a variety of supernatural beliefs concerning elves, gigantic trolls, water monsters, ghosts, wizards and black magic rites, buried treasure and religious tales. The stories are intimately linked to the landscape and reflect the hopes,... show more
This book of 85 stories from medieval Iceland illustrates a variety of supernatural beliefs concerning elves, gigantic trolls, water monsters, ghosts, wizards and black magic rites, buried treasure and religious tales. The stories are intimately linked to the landscape and reflect the hopes, fears, hardships and preoccupations of everyday life. The translation of each tale is accompanied by an explanatory introduction and notes.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752430454 (0752430459)
ASIN: 752430459
Publisher: The History Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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