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Kristin Lavransdatter

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The Nobel-laureate author tells the life story of a passionate and headstrong woman in the 14th century. She paints a richly detailed backdrop of day ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Chiron

The Best

by Chiron on Apr 24, 2013

Some critics and most readers regard this as better than War and Peace. I understand the new translation is preferred by some people but I have not read it yet. The old translation is mighty good, especially in the way the translator tried to approximate the language of the day but still keep it eminently readable.

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Talks2Much

Synopsis Says It

by Talks2Much on Apr 1, 2007

The blurb is accurate, but it's also a fun read. If you like vamping it up in online RPG's you'll probably enjoy this book. Watch out for undercurrents of early twentieth century sexual morality, however, in the development of the main characters. Without doing any serious research, I would say that 14th century individuals might have reacted to issues of fidelity, property rights, and class structure somewhat differently than portrayed. A novel, after all, not a biography, and still a great escape!

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