Independent People - Laxness, Halldor
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First published in 1946, this humane epic novel is set in rural Iceland in the early twentieth century. Bjartus is a sheep farmer determined to eke a living from a blighted patch of land. As she grows up, keen to make her own way in the world, Bjartus' obstinacy threatens to estrange them forever.

Produktbeschreibung
First published in 1946, this humane epic novel is set in rural Iceland in the early twentieth century. Bjartus is a sheep farmer determined to eke a living from a blighted patch of land. As she grows up, keen to make her own way in the world, Bjartus' obstinacy threatens to estrange them forever.
  • Produktdetails
  • Vintage Classics
  • Verlag: Vintage Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 576
  • 2011
  • Ausstattung/Bilder: 2008. 576 S. 198 mm
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 130mm x 34mm
  • Gewicht: 366g
  • ISBN-13: 9780099527121
  • ISBN-10: 009952712X
  • Best.Nr.: 24426673
Autorenporträt
Halldór Kiljan Laxness, am 23. April 1902 in Reykjavik geboren, erhielt 1955 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Er starb am 9. Februar 1998.
Rezensionen
"I love this book. It is an unfolding wonder of artistic vision and skill - one of the best books of the 20th century. I can't imagine any greater delight than coming to Independent People for the first time" Jane Smiley
"Marvellously fluent and unaffected... one of the most original and skilfully written novels of the 20th century"