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The Saga of Gisli the Outlaw This is the story of Gisli No, not that Gisli The other Gisli.Fucking Gisli. The Saga Of Gisli Was Written Early In The Thirteenth Century It Offers An Imaginative Reconstruction Of The Story Of A Man And His Family Who Came To Iceland From Norway About AD 960 Soon After 960 Gisli, The Central Figure, Was Outlawed For Killing His Brother In Law, And Then, For Thirteen Years Or , He Lived In Hiding In Remote Parts Of The Northwest Of Iceland Until He Was Finally Caught And Killed By His Enemies.Around This Imaginative Core The Author Has Spun A Web Of Conflicting Passions Love, Hare And Jealousy Between Man And Wife, Brother And Sister, Brother In Law Intricate Emotional Bonds Which Are Here Seen Ironically Patterned Against A Background Of Inevitable Fate Gisli, The Hero, Is Portrayed Not Only As A Man Of Strength And Courage, But Also A Poet And Dreamer, Tormented In His Outlawry By Nightmarish Visions Which Seem Gradualy To Sap His Will To Resist The Author S Probing Into The Emotional Depths Of His Characters, The Superbly Effective Architecture Of His Narrative Leading To The Central Climax, His Sense Of The Dramatic, And His Cool, Compelling Style All Combine To Make This One Of The Most Memorable Of All The Icelandic Sagas. Didn t particularly like this one Gisle is cowardly little rat, just look at the stunt he pulled on Tord And he refuse to take the consequences for his actions I hate the fact that he is portrayed as this grand man when he is nothing but a creep and a coward He touches a woman s breasts while she sleeps before killing her husband who is also sleeping for crying out loud Also, I feel like I say this all the time about these sagas, but the Norwegian transliteration is trash and it should be Didn t particularly like this one Gisle is cowardly little rat, just look at the stun Blood feuds and dreams Wonderfully fast paced page turner, dealing with issues of infidelity, revenge and exile One of the best of the sagas of Icelanders, and in one of the best translation of the sagas in my humble opinion The second half of the book degenerates intoof a typical outlaw saga, muchepisodic and loose, but the first have is a beautifully constructed tale of secret murder it helps to keep in mind that, while most people believe they know who did the killing at the heart of the conflict, the author at least in the MSS of the saga which this translation is based on does not One of the best of the sagas of Icelanders, and in one of the best translation of the sagas in my humble opinion The second half of the book degenerates intoo Gisli was a bad man Or was he a hero It depends upon where you re standing The character Gisli is a complex, but not unknowable, one He loves, is jealous, and has a strong sense of vengeance We can understand his motives, and even appreciate them in the context of their time and the situations he finds himself in The mode of the book is dominated by the language of the Icelander, thus by necessity by the translation and the era from which it was told This mode seems stale and boring at fi Gisli was a bad man Or was he a hero It depends upon where you re standing The character Gisli is a complex, but not unkn This genre of Icelandic saga is called an outlaw saga, and there are several Years ago I read Grettir s saga, and I would give that one 5 stars This one is shorter, and although I did like it, it didn t wow me like that last one did There are some fine scenes of tension and drama, and the climax is well worth the wait Gisli s ominous dreams are also a great plot feature In addition to the story, there is an essay on Icelandic culture which is worth reading The poetry was a tad hard to make This genre of Icelandic saga is called an outlaw saga, and there are several Years ago I read Grettir s saga, and I would give that one 5 stars This one is shorter, and although I did like it, it didn t wow me like that last one did There are some fine scenes of tension and drama, and the climax is well worth the wait Gisli s ominous dreams are also a great plot feature In addition to the story, the I read Gisla saga in medieval Icelandic several years ago and it still resonates for me in a similar way that the hard boiled detectives of Raymond Chandler do, or the heroes of American western stories, as in True Grit They are all heroes outside the norms of society, simultaneously admired but always outsiders Individualists to the core that tug uncomfortably or impossibly at the requirements of civilized society.There is a particular passage in this old saga that was particularly compelling I read Gisla saga in medieval Icelandic several years ago and it still resonates for me in a similar way that the hard boiled detectives of Raymond Chandler do, or the heroes of American western stories, as in True Grit They are all heroes outside the norms of society, simultaneously admired but always outsiders Individualists to I read this book in school It s one of the old Icelandic vikings sagas The book was read for the class cause the book is written in a very ancient Icelandic language I loved the story can t say the same thing about the movie version called tlaginn The book is very heroic and the main character G sli S rsson is very very very unrealistic, in the book it says that he held a rock so big that it would be called a mountain, really But it was funny and I really liked it I ll have to admit that I read this book in school It s one of the old Icelandic vikings sagas The book was read for the class cause the book is written in a very ancient Icelandic language I loved the story can


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