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Seven Icelandic short stories.

ГЃsgeir Petursson

Seven Icelandic short stories.

[Edited by Ásgeir Pétursson and Steingrímur J. Thorsteinsson]

by ГЃsgeir Petursson

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Published by Ministry of Education in Reykjavík .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Icelandic -- Translations into English,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations from Icelandic

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThorsteinsson, Steingrím J,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7487 E5 P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16396453M


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Language: English: LoC Class: PT: Language and Literatures: Germanic, Scandinavian, and Icelandic literatures: Subject: Short stories, Icelandic -- Translations.

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It might therefore be supposed that the earliest of these stories was written in a language more or less unintelligible to modern Icelanders, and that there was a gap Reviews: 1. Seven Icelandic Short Stories Edited by Ásgeir Pétursson and Steingrímur J.

Þorsteinsson Introduction by Steingrímur J. Þorsteinsson Various translators Ríkisprentsmiðjan Gutenberg, pages This is a sort “greatest hits” of Icelandic short stories: The Story of Audunn and the Bear, Anonymous, (c). Seven Icelandic Short Stories edited by Ásgeir Pétursson and Steingrímur J.

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The story of Audunn and the bear -- A dry spell -- The old hay -- When I was on the frigate -- Father and son -- The fox skin -- New Iceland. This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Seven Icelandic Short Stories by Ásgeir Pétursson 80 ratings, average rating, 16 reviews Seven Icelandic Short Stories Quotes Showing of 1 “There is always something pleasantly exciting about death—when it is reasonably far away from you.”Quotes: “There is always something pleasantly exciting about death—when it is reasonably far away from you.”.

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You might be able to work. Short stories tend to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction, such as novellas (in the modern sense of this term) and novels.

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