You will lose sleep staying up to read it.
Following Kristin's life and loves and families is an adventure filled with sorrow, pain and hardships ... everything we love in a story!
I am in awe of Undset for her creation of such believable characters, and grateful to her for this glimpse into medieval life.
How the reader is transported into thirteenth century Norwood is beyond me, but Sigrid Undset does it. Kristin's life takes over mine. You will lose sleep staying up to read it.Published 26 days ago by Faith D. Flaherty
A wonderful story, beautifully written in a Medieval (style) language. Following Kristin's life and loves and families is an adventure filled with sorrow, pain and hardships ... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lee
This is the saddest of the trilogy. It can't be understood without reading the first two books. I bought this one (kindle) because the library didn't have this translation, which... Read morePublished 7 months ago by P. Poletes
As the third book in the trilogy, it was a relief to have
the story wrapped up. All three interesting, but bleak.
It is hard to end any story so that the reader feels fulfilled and complete but in this story Undset achieves a masterpiece by ending the story very naturally but with profound... Read morePublished 10 months ago by A.K. Frailey
I've been enjoying the book very much, as my husband is a Norwegian man who was born in the US. We have been to Norway, consequently, we have visited some of the towns menstioned. Read morePublished 12 months ago by NANCY MOEN
Exciting saga of Medieval Norway from a woman's point of view. The characters come alive in spite of the alien time involved.
Should be read from first book to last over time.
A friend recommended this trilogy set in 14th century Norway. I loved all three books. They were written almost 100 years ago so the insights are very interesting.Published 15 months ago by Janis Adams