A Traveller's Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales by Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates

By Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates

Iceland is wealthy in folklore; the mountainous panorama, wide-open areas, harsh weather and lengthy wintry weather darkness should have made it effortless, in instances passed by, to visualize ghosts, trolls and different supernatural creatures lurking round each nook. A Traveller’s consultant to Icelandic people stories is a set of 60 neighborhood legends, designed to accompany the visitor at the street round Iceland. The scene is determined for every tale with an outline of the encompassing panorama and a short background of the area, in addition to functional information regarding routes to some of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold by way of skilled advisor and historian Jón R. Hjálmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a number of different mysterious beings come to lifestyles in those pages to liven up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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