Category Archives: Norwegian Literature

The Wife (Kristin Lavransdatter II) by Sigrid Undset

Synopsis: Now married to her beloved Erlend Niklausson, Kristin takes up her new life as the mistress of Husaby, fearful that the child that grows inside her will expose her secret shame and cause her father to reject her. Review: I didn’t think it was going to be possible for Undset to outdo her achievement The Wreath, book I of her Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy set in Norway in the 14th century. I feared that marriage wouldn’t suit Kristin, that her vitality and inner fire would…

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Translator Tiina Nunnally on Kristin Lavransdatter

Amazon.com has an online book club, and they’re currently reading the Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy by Sigrid Unset. I read the first one last fall, and am looking forward to books 2 and 3. I fell in love with Kristin, and so did translator Tiina Nunnally, who writes for Amazon: Share on Facebook

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