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 iciness 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 folks stories is a set of 60 neighborhood legends, designed to accompany the vacationer at the highway round Iceland. The scene is decided for every tale with an outline of the encompassing panorama and a short background of the quarter, in addition to useful information regarding routes to a few of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold through 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 brighten up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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