Larringtons version of The Poetic Edda
has been beautifully translated, and the flow of each poem is perfect. (Kirsty Hewitt, Book Hugger
A 750-year-old haul of Icelandic verse might not sound like cutting-edge entertainment but these sinewy sagas include such modern elements as gutsy heroines and ultra-violence. (Christopher Hirst, Independent
these sinewy sagas include such modern elements as gutsy heroines and ultra-violence (Independent
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About the Author
Carolyne Larrington is Senior Research Fellow at Montfort University, Leicester.