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Independent People

An Epic

by Halldor Laxness and J. A. Thompson

Hardcover, 482 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $15.95 |


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Halldor Laxness and J. A. Thompson

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In an epic set in Iceland in the early twentieth century, Gudbjartur Jonsson buys his own croft after eighteen years of service to the local bailiff, and brings his wife and his small flock of sheep there to build a new, independent life for himself

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Iceland's Stoic, Sardonic 'Independent People'

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