Paperback $17.00

Oct 08, 2002 | 624 Pages

Ebook $13.99

Dec 18, 2007 | 624 Pages

  • Paperback $17.00

    Oct 08, 2002 | 624 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Dec 18, 2007 | 624 Pages

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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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