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Hrafnkel"s saga and other Icelandic stories

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iceland
    • Subjects:
    • Sagas.,
    • Old Norse literature -- Translations into English.,
    • Iceland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated with an introduction by Hermann Palsson
      SeriesThe Penguin classics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7262.E5 H7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination137 p.
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061163M
      ISBN 100140442383
      LC Control Number74025648


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