I SEE A WONDROUS LAND by Gudmundur Ramban

I SEE A WONDROUS LAND

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Norse and Icelandic sages combine to furnish material for a long historical novel of the 10th and 11th centuries. The story of ill--starred lovers against the background of the coming of Christianity to the Northern nations, the voyages of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson, the settlements in Greenland and Vinland (America). A large canvas with much to recommend it in the meticulous details of life and customs of the people. It barely escapes the scholarly but it does succeed in vitalizing a period of which the layman knows little.

Publisher: Putnam