A Traveller's Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales by Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates PDF

By Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates

ISBN-10: 9979511907

ISBN-13: 9789979511908

Iceland is wealthy in folklore; the mountainous panorama, wide-open areas, harsh weather and lengthy wintry weather darkness should have made it effortless, in instances passed by, to visualize ghosts, trolls and different supernatural creatures lurking round each nook. A Traveller’s advisor to Icelandic people stories is a set of 60 neighborhood legends, designed to accompany the vacationer at the street round Iceland. The scene is decided for every tale with an outline of the encompassing panorama and a quick historical past of the area, in addition to functional information regarding routes to some of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold by way of skilled advisor and historian Jón R. Hjálmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a bunch of alternative mysterious beings come to lifestyles in those pages to liven up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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