Books tagged: icelandic

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Dragons Blood
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Recently, while staying at a remote inn by the windy shore of one of Scotland’s famous lochs, I noticed a brick under the hearth in my room was loose. Pulling the brick out and intending to bring the problem to my host’s attention, I noticed what looked like the corner of a small wooden chest. Pulling out some of the other bricks, which were held loosely in place by the decayed mortar.....
A Good Horse Has No Color: Searching Iceland for the Perfect Horse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After several visits to study the medieval sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect horse. She arrives shaken by tragedy, but finds inspiration in the volcanic landscape, alive with stories. Riding a variety of horses, and meeting horsemen as independent and stubborn as their mounts, she opens herself up to this strange and wonderful world.
Íslendzk Æventýri (Hugo Gering's Icelandic Legends, Novellas and Tales)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
An English translation of Hugo Gering's 1882 publication, "Íslendzk Æventýri", with stories he found in old Icelandic Arnamagnaean manuscripts. These stories, both ecclesiastic and secular, tell both Icelandic and European tales going as far back as the 9th century. With grateful thanks to those who serve, this book is available free through "Operation Ebook Drop".
Woolly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Enchanted by woolly mammoths as an imaginative child, Charlie is devastated upon learning of their extinction. Despite this information, he continues to search for the majestic beast at zoos, museums, and even on his way to school. News that Icelandic scientists are close to resurrecting the species ultimately sends him on a lifelong quest to finally see a woolly mammoth in person.
Tales of Iceland -or- Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Matthew Trinetti. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
7 years after hearing Quentin Tarantino describe his trip to Iceland as “Supermodels working at McDonald’s,” American author Stephen Markley embarked on his own trip to Iceland with two friends, and adventure ensued. Tales of Iceland is the fastest, funniest memoir of an American experience in Iceland and required reading for anyone wishing to visit this strange, beautiful, & remarkable country.
News Muse: Humorous Poems Inspired by Strange News
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
News Muse is a collection of news-related, humorous poems. Strange news inspires the author to write poems full of humor, wordplay, rhythm and rhyme. The subject matter is anything but the ordinary. One poem describes the text message of a desperate cow to her beloved; another tells the story of a tourist participating in the search for herself in Iceland. Includes links to the inspiring articles.