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The Cross

(Paperback - Apr 2000)
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Overview

Kristin Lavransdatter is a story of love, loyalty, and betrayal, set against a richly detailed historical backdrop of fourteenth-century Norway. The Cross (1922) finds Kristin returning with her husband, Erlend, and their sons to her childhood home, Jorundgaard. As the boys grow older, Kristin is increasingly worried about their prospects, and she and Erlend become estranged. The most devastating and emotional volume in the trilogy, The Cross chronicles the trials and losses Kristin must bear. Tiina Nunnally's exquisite rendering of this unforgettable novel, both more faithful to the beauty of the original Norwegian and more readable than the existing translation, is the first new English translation of Undset's masterpiece.

Details

  • SKU: 9780141182353
  • SKU10: 0141182350
  • Title: The Cross
  • Series: Kristin Lavransdatter (Penguin)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 2
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Date Published: Apr 2000
  • Pages: 430
  • Age Range: 18 - UP
  • Grade Level: College Freshman thru Up
  • Weight lbs: 0.68
  • Dimensions: 7.76" L x 5.09" W x 0.83" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Maps, Bibliography
  • Themes: Cultural Region | Scandinavian;
  • Awards: 2001 PEN Literary Award (Winner - Translation)
  • Category: GENERAL INTEREST
  • Subject: Classics

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