Found at a book stall on which it really stood out with its sober, Old-world Scandinavian feel, this book is actually quite a rare and very interesting item - unfortunately not a first edition! This edition is the twelth edition, published in 1955. Nevertheless, I am rather chuffed to have acquired it.
Sigrid Unsvet was a famous Norwegian author who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1928.
Kristin Lavransdatter (published 1920-1922 as a trilogy) is her most famous work and was made into a movie in 1995, directed by the renown Norwegian actress and director Liv Ullman.
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