The Bridal Wreath: Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol.1 by Sigrid Undset

The Bridal Wreath: Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol.1

bySigrid Undset

Kobo ebook | March 23, 2011

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The acknowledged masterpiece of the Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian novelist Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter has never been out of print in this country since its first publication in 1927. Its story of a woman's life in fourteenth-century Norway has kept its hold on generations of readers, and the heroine, Kristin—beautiful, strong-willed, and passionate—stands with the world's great literary figures. Volume 1, The Bridal Wreath, describes young Kristin's stormy romance with the dashing Erlend Nikulausson, a young man perhaps overly fond of women, of whom her father strongly disapproves.


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Sigrid Undset was the daughter of archeologist Ingvald Undset. Cultural, autobiographical, and religious topics constitute a large and interesting portion of her fiction, which in Norway is categorized according to the time of action: medieval or modern. Jenny (1911), an idealistic and tragic love story, is one of the latter novels. Un...
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Title:The Bridal Wreath: Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol.1Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 23, 2011Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307789713

ISBN - 13:9780307789716

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A brilliant, moving and memomrable trilogy I read the three books for the first time last summer(1999) and could not put them down until the middle of the third book when my brain started lagging (each book is approx. 400 pages long and it is a heavy read), however, I found myself laughing, crying, and feeling right along with Kristen and everything she goes through trying to spend her life with the man she loves and trying not to dissapoint her family. I most truly recommend this book.
Date published: 2000-07-13