Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
The main characters were so stubborn that I wanted to pick up the thick volume to beat on their thick heads; yet, the stories took place in medieval Norway were quite compelling and some of the secondary characters were quite amazing and warmhearted that they counterbalanced the rather selfish main characters, therefore, rendered the sprawling book quite readable.
I've never encountered a book that I disliked the characters so much, yet I rated the book rather highly, due to the sharp observations, the measured way of storytelling and the purity of the language.
Highly recommended though I'm giving my copy away.
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