Paperback $16.95

Vintage | Oct 08, 2002 | 624 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780375727573

  • Paperback$16.95

    Vintage | Oct 08, 2002 | 624 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780375727573

  • Ebook$13.99

    Vintage | Dec 18, 2007 | 624 Pages | ISBN 9780307430311

Awards

Nobel Prize WINNER 1955

Praise

"[Laxness is] a poet who writes to the edge of the pages, a visionary who allows us a plot: He takes a Tolstoyan overview, he weaves in an Evelyn Waugh-like humor: it is not possible to be unimpressed.” – Daily Telegraph (London)

“[An author of] compassionate, scathing novels.” –Annie Dillard, The New York Times Book Review

"[Laxness is] a poet who writes to the edge of the pages, a visionary who allows us a plot: He takes a Tolstoyan overview, he weaves in an Evelyn Waugh-like humor: it is not possible to be unimpressed.” – Daily Telegraph (London)

“Laxness is a brilliant writer.” –The Washington Post

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