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Reply to a Letter from Helga--Bergsveinn Birgisson,
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Bjarni and Helga are having a passionate affair,when the former
receives a letter from Helga asking him to leave his farm and wife,
to go with her to live in the city.
He does not reply to this letter until very many years later,at the
end of his life.
Beautifully written with acute observation,this novella (123 pages long),
is not only an expression of love and regret,but a passionate evocation of
one man's atavistic attachment to the land.