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ISBN-10: 0933256310

ISBN-13: 9780933256316

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Halld�r Kiljan Laxness

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List price: $16.95
Publisher: Second Chance Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

When presenting the 1955 Nobel Prize to Laxness, the Swedish Academy of Letters cited "his vivid writing, which has renewed the Icelandic narrative art." Laxness has been by turns a Catholic convert, a socialist, and a target of the radical press, some of whom accused Laxness of a class ambivalence the Saturday Review summarized this way: "Though Laxness came to believe that the novelist's best material is to be found in the proletariat, his rejection of middle-class concerns was never complete, and the ambiguity of his attitude toward the conflict of cultural values accounts for the mixture of humor and pathos that is characteristic of all his novels." Independent People (1934--35) was a…