The Burning of Njal Summary
Henry Treece

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The Burning of Njal Summary

The Burning of Njal is a very close retelling of one of the greatest heroic stories of the Middle Ages, Njal's Saga, written by an anonymous Icelandic sagaman, or storyteller, in approximately 1280. An action-packed, fast-moving tale in the original, Treece's version accentuates these elements without sacrificing others. The result is a tale of jealousy, extreme courage and heroism, the lust for revenge, and the coming of Christianity to a pagan country...

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