Halldór Laxness

Íslandsklukkan

1943

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Author
Halldór Laxness
Date
1943 First published
1944 First published
1946 First published
Genre
Language Icelandic
Notes "Iceland's Bell" is a historical novel by Halldór Laxness and his best-known work. It was published in three parts:

* Íslandsklukkan/Iceland's Bell (1943)
* Hið ljósa man/The Bright Jewel or The Fair Maiden (1944)
* Eldur í Kaupinhafn/Fire in Copenhagen (1946).


The narrative revolves around few main characters and their struggles in 18th century Iceland/Denmark, showcasing the vast social, economic and political changes of that time.

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