The Mistress of Husaby

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The Mistress of Husaby

Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol. 2

By Sigrid Undset

Vintage, Paperback, 9780394752938, 384pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1987

The acknowledged masterpiece of the Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian novelist Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter has never been out of print in this country since its first publication in 1927. Its story of a woman's life in fourteenth-century Norway has kept its hold on generations of readers, and the heroine, Kristin beautiful, strong-willed, and passionate stands with the world's great literary figures. Volume 11, The Mistress of Husaby, tells of Kristin's troubled and eventful married life on the great estate of Husaby, to which her husband has taken her.

About the Author
Undset won the Novel Prize in 1928.

Praise For The Mistress of Husaby

“Sigrid Undset's trilogy embodies more of life, seen understanding and seriously…than any novel since Dostoievsky's Brothers Karamazov.” —Commonweal“No other novelist has bodied forth the medieval world with such richness and fullness.” —New York Herald Tribune