New item Pay Now
Combined shipping Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Njal's Saga
Wordsworth Classics of World Literature
ISBN: 9781853267857
Authors(s): Lee Milton Hollander Thorsteinn Gylfason Tom Griffith

About Njal's Saga:

Translated by Lee M. Hollander, with an Introduction by Thorsteinn Gylfason. Njal's Saga is the finest of the Icelandic sagas, and one of the world's greatest prose works. Written c.1280, about events a couple of centuries earlier, it is divided into three parts: the first recounts the touching friendship between noble Gunnar and the statesman Njal, together with the fatal enmity between their wives. The second part works out the central tragedy of the saga, while the third describes the retribution wrought by Flosi and Kari. The saga is remarkable not only for the details of everyday life - the farming, the feasting and the charcoal-burning - but also for the social structure of the society in which that life took place - the Althing or Parliament, the lawmaking and the lawgiving. The grandeur of the narrative and the beauty and distinction of the characters mark Njal's Saga as an essential text for all who love adventure and great literature.

First Published (if available):
No of pages: 416
Published as: Paperback
Genre: Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous

Many thanks for looking at this auction, here are a couple of points to consider before purchasing:

Please allow up to 7 BUSINESS DAYS for delivery. Please do not purchase from us if you require next day delivery.
We use tracked delivery only - PO box deliveries incur an additional cost, please select rural shipping
In the unlikely event we cannot supply, we will fully refund you if an alternative option doesn't suit and try and source for you elsewhere.

FREE SHIPPING ON ALL COMBINED ORDERS OVER $100 Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

Buy more than one of this item and only pay for shipping once.
  • NZ wide shipping - tracked courier$4.90
  • NZ wide RURAL delivery - tracked courier$6.85
  • 2nd/3rd/4th book & i have already paid for 1 book$0.00
  • Store does not allow pick-ups
  • Store location: Manukau City, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

  • Other options
    NZ bank deposit

Pay Now includes:

Buyer Protection Learn More