In her great historical epic Kristin Lavransdatter, set in fourteenth-century Norway, Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset tells the life story of one passionate and headstrong woman. Painting a richly detailed backdrop, Undset immerses readers in the day-to-day life, social conventions, and political and religious undercurrents of the period. Now in one volume, Tiina Nunnally’s award-winning definitive translation brings this remarkable work to life with clarity and lyrical beauty.
The true story of how a Dutch woman and her family become part of the underground movement to hide Jews from the Nazi's during World War II, and are forced to endure the cruelties of concentration camps. While it reads like fiction, this amazing story reveals the strength of faith, family and the human spirit. A "life list" read!