Grettir'S Saga [Audiobook] download free by Jesse L. Byock

Grettir'S Saga Audiobook download free by Jesse L. Byock
  • Listen audiobook: Grettir'S Saga
  • Author: Jesse L. Byock
  • Release date: 2009/1/6
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780192801524
  • Rating: 8.82 of 10
  • Votes: 785
  • Review by: Roberto Egan
  • Review rating: 8.86 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 4H6M38S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-15
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, Musepack, WAV, MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 SLS, MPEG4 (compression Z, RAR, DMG, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M5S (6.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: You will be made an outlaw, forced always to live in the wilds and to live alone.'A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Feared by many, Grettir is a warrior and also a poet and a lover, who is afraid of the dark. Unable to resolve the dispute that has outlawed him, he lives outside the bounds of family life and he roams the countryside, ridding Iceland and Norway of berserker warriors, trolls, and the walking dead. The sagapresents a poignant story of medieval Icelandic society, combining details of everyday legal disputes with folklore and legend. Written in the fourteenth century, but based on earlier oral and written sources, Grettir's Saga, with its scathing humour, explicit verses, and fantastic monsters, is among the mostfamous and widely read of Iceland's sagas.This new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Myth & Legend Told As Fiction, Linguistics, Folklore, Myths & Legends, Sagas, Medieval European Archaeology, Literary Studies: General
  • Download servers: Dropbox, FreakShare, Hotfile, Torlock, ExtraTorrent, Uploaded. Compressed in Z, RAR, DMG, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.05 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x195x20mm
  • Weight: 248g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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