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By Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates

ISBN-10: 9979511907

ISBN-13: 9789979511908

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

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