In Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), Sigrid Undset interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during the fourteenth-century. The trilogy, however, is more than a journey into the past.... read more
“Far out in the darkness a band of white mist floated above the murmur of the river. The mountains stood around coal-black against the star-sprinkled sky.”
“It’s good when you don’t dare do something that doesn’t seem right,” said Fru Aashild with a little laugh. “But it’s not so good if you think something isn’t right because you don’t dare do it.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
lingering at the table in the evening, carrying on useless conversation. But you do not look as if you were that kind. Yet you can learn a great deal from this year that will benefit you both here and in that other home.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
But I didn’t realize then that the consequence of sin is that you have to trample on otherHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
she did not love God and His Mother and the saints in that way. She would never love them in that way. She loved the world and longed for the world.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
Followed by The Wife.
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