Icelandic Folktales & Legends, Paperback / softback Book

Icelandic Folktales & Legends Paperback / softback


This book of 85 stories from medieval Iceland illustrates a variety of supernatural beliefs concerning elves, gigantic trolls, water monsters, ghosts, wizards and black magic rites, buried treasure and religious tales.

The stories are intimately linked to the landscape and reflect the hopes, fears, hardships and preoccupations of everyday life.

The translation of each tale is accompanied by an explanatory introduction and notes.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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  • Category: Folklore, myths & legends
  • ISBN: 9780752430454



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