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Book Title: Kristin Lavransdatter 3: The Cross|
Date of issue: September 8th 1980
ISBN 13: 9780553142990
The author of the book: Sigrid Undset
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 365 KB
Read full description of the books Kristin Lavransdatter 3: The Cross:Kristin Lavransdatter is a story of love, loyalty & betrayal, set against a richly detailed historical backdrop of 14th-century Norway. The Cross finds Kristin returning with her husband, Erlend, & their sons to her childhood home, Jorundgaard. As the boys age, Kristin is increasingly worried about their prospects, & she & Erlend become estranged. The most devastatingly emotional volume in the trilogy, The Cross chronicles the trials & losses Kristin must bear.
Translated from the Norwegian by Charles Archer.
Read information about the authorUndset was born in Kalundborg, Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old. In 1924, she converted to Catholicism and became a lay Dominican. She fled Norway in 1940 because of her opposition to Nazi Germany and the German occupation, but returned after the end of World War II in 1945.
Sigrid Undset received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Most of the praise was for her medieval novels including the trilogy about Kristin Lavransdatter. This trilogy has been translated into more than 80 languages and is among the world’s most read novels.
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