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Independent People

Independent People
Author: Halldor Laxness
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 1101908270
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"An epic tale of a stubborn sheep farmer named Bjartur of Summerhouses who decides to spit in the direction of his country’s pagan traditions, and its landowners, making his way alone."--
Independent People
Language: en
Pages: 552
Authors: Halldor Laxness
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Everyman's Library
"An epic tale of a stubborn sheep farmer named Bjartur of Summerhouses who decides to spit in the direction of his country’s pagan traditions, and its landowners, making his way alone."--
Independent People
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Halldor Laxness
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Random House
A huge, humane revelation of a novel is set in rural Iceland in the early twentieth century, written by the Nobel prize-winner dubbed the 'Tolstoy of the North'. A magnificent portrait of the eerie Icelandic landscape and a man's dogged struggle for independence. 'There are good books and there are
Independent People
Language: da
Pages: 470
Authors: Halldór Laxness, J. Anderson Thompson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1946 - Publisher: Random House
Bjartus is a sheep farmer hewing a living from a blighted patch of land in Iceland. After 18 years of servitude to a master he despises, all he wants is to raise his flock unbeholden to anyone. Nothing, not inclement weather, not his wives, not his family will come between
Independent People
Language: un
Pages: 512
Authors: Halldor Laxness
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-19 - Publisher: Vintage
In an epic set in Iceland in the early twentieth century, Gudbjartur Jonsson buys his own croft after eighteen years of service to the local bailiff, and brings his wife and his small flock of sheep there to build a new, independent life for himself.
We are an African People
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Russell John Rickford
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
By 1970, more than 60 "Pan African nationalist" schools, from preschools to post-secondary ventures, had appeared in urban settings across the United States. The small, independent enterprises were often accused of teaching hate and were routinely harassed by authorities. Yet theseinstitutions served as critical mechanisms for transmitting black consciousness. Founded
Putin's People
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Catherine Belton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-22 - Publisher: Picador
A Sunday Times bestseller | A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Named a best book of the year by The Economist | Financial Times | New Statesman | The Telegraph "[Putin's People] will surely now become the definitive account of the rise of Putin and Putinism." —Anne Applebaum,
World Light
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Halldor Laxness
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Vintage
As an unloved foster child on a farm in rural Iceland, Olaf Karason has only one consolation: the belief that one day he will be a great poet. The indifference and contempt of most of the people around him only reinforces his sense of destiny, for in Iceland poets are
Independent People's Tribunal on Dams, Environment & Displacement
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Halldor Laxness
Categories: Dams
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Socio Legal Information Cent
Tribunal met at Singtam, Sikkim from January 22-23 2011.
The Kite Runner
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Khaled Hosseini
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-05 - Publisher: A&C Black
Over 21 million copies sold worldwide
The Tragedy of Stealing
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Dr D. K. Olukoya
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: The Battle Cry Christian Ministries
Whether you take something that is not yours, or you withhold the belongings of others, whether you evade prompt payment of debts or you extort from people. It is all stealing. This book highlights the reasons why people steal, the different kinds of stealing, and the consequences of stealing. It