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Independent People

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Independent People by Halldor Laxness
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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.

Author Biography

Halldor Laxness was born near Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1902. His first novel was published when he was seventeen. The undisputed master of contemporary Icelandic fiction and one of the outstanding novelists of the century, he has written more than sixty books, including novels short stories, essays, poems, plays and memoirs. In 1955 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died in 1998.
Release date NZ
January 14th, 1997
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
1st Vintage International Ed
Imprint
Vintage Books
Pages
482
Dimensions
146x203x27
ISBN-13
9780679767923
Product ID
1677789

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