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Allen French
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French adapted the story of Grettir from the 1869 translation of Grettir's Saga by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson. The original was written in Iceland during the early fourteenth century by an unknown writer.

chronicles the adventures of a strong, bold loner who was both scorned and envied by his society. Grettir protects his compatriots from various dangers— huge man-killing trolls; "berserks" (former warriors, crazed in battle, who no longer care whom they kill...
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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Story of Grettir the Strong from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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