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Independent people

Halldór Laxness (Author), J. A. Thompson (Translator), John Freeman (Writer of introduction)
"An epic tale of a stubborn sheep farmer named Bjartur of Summerhouses who decides to spit in the direction of his country's pagan traditions, and its landowners, making his way alone."-- From John Freeman's introduction
Print Book, English, 2020
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2020
Epic fiction
xli, 501 pages ; 22 cm.
9781101908273, 1101908270
"Originally published in two volumes as Sjálfstætt fólk in 1934-35"--Title page verso
In English, translated from Icelandic