The 10 Sagas and seven shorter tales in this volume include the celebrated “Vinland Sagas,” which recount Leif Eiriksson’s pioneering voyage to the New World and contain the oldest descriptions of the North American continent.
“A testimony to the human spirit’s ability not only to endure what fate may send it but to be renewed by the experience.” –Seamus Heaney
“The glory of the Sagas is indisputable.” –Milan Kundera
“Generally excellent, accurate and readable, these translations are sure to become the standard versions.” –The Times Literary Supplement (London)
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