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"I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published." -- Sigrid Undset
Sigrid Undset (20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949) was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928.

Undset was born in Kalundborg, Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old. In 1924, she converted to Catholicism and became a lay Dominican. She fled Norway for the United States in 1940 because of her opposition to Nazi Germany and the German occupation, but returned after World War II ended in 1945.

Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter, a modernist trilogy about life in Scandinavia in the Middle Ages. The book was set in medieval Norway and was published from 1920 to 1922 in three volumes. Kristin Lavransdatter portrays the life of woman from birth until death. Undset was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for this trilogy as well as her two-volume work about Olav Audunssøn known as The Master of Hestviken tetralogy, published in 1925 and 1927.

Undset experimented with modernist tropes such as stream of consciousness in her novel, although the original English translation by Charles Archer excised many of these passages. In 1997, the first volume of Tiina Nunnally's new translation of the work won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in the category of translation. The names of each volume were translated by Archer as The Bridal Wreath, The Mistress of Husaby, and The Cross, and by Nunally as The Wreath, The Wife, and The Cross.

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Total Books: 93
Penguin Drop Caps Complete Set
Kristin Lavransdatter The Wreath
2014 - Kristin Lavransdatter the Wreath [Penguin Drop Caps] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780143124856
ISBN-10: 0143124854
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Marta Oulie
2014 - Marta Oulie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816692521
ISBN-10: 0816692521
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sigurd and His Brave Companions A Tale of Medieval Norway
2013 - Sigurd and His Brave Companions a Tale of Medieval Norway (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816678266
ISBN-10: 081667826X
Genres: Children's Books, History

Happy Times in Norway
2013 - Happy Times in Norway (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816678273
ISBN-10: 0816678278
Genres: Children's Books, History

Stages on the Road
2012 - Stages on the Road (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780870612589
ISBN-10: 0870612581
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles

Ida Elisabeth A Novel
2011 - Ida Elisabeth a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781586174248
ISBN-10: 158617424X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fru Marta Oulie
2010 - Fru Marta Oulie [Norwegian Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781145186606
ISBN-10: 1145186602
Genre: History

Et Kvinde-Synspunkt
2010 - Et Kvinde-synspunkt [Norwegian Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141416387
ISBN-10: 1141416387
Genres: History, Nonfiction

Catherine of Siena
2009 - Catherine of Siena (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781586174088
ISBN-10: 1586174088
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Kristin Lavransdatter - The Garland - The Mistress Of Husaby
2009 - Kristin Lavransdatter - the Garland - the Mistress of Husaby (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781444627985
ISBN-10: 1444627988

Kristin Lavransdatter - The Cross
2009 - Kristin Lavransdatter - the Cross (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444627992
ISBN-10: 1444627996
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Santa Catalina de Siena/ Saint Catherine of Siena
2009 - Santa Catalina De Siena/ Saint Catherine of Siena [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788474909913
ISBN-10: 8474909910
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2008 - Jenny [Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781409923817
ISBN-10: 1409923819

Kristin Lavransdatter The Bridal Wreath
2008 - Kristin Lavransdatter the Bridal Wreath (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439513309
ISBN-10: 1439513309
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Kristin Lavransdatter The Mistress of Husaby
2008 - Kristin Lavransdatter the Mistress of Husaby (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439513316
ISBN-10: 1439513317

Kristin Lavransdatter The Wreath / The Wife / The Cross
2005 - Kristin Lavransdatter the Wreath / the Wife / the Cross (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143039167
ISBN-10: 0143039164
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.

Kristin Lavranstochter 2 Die Frau
2005 - Kristin Lavranstochter 2 Die Frau (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783451050824
ISBN-10: 345105082X

Kristin Lavranstochter 3 Das Kreuz
2005 - Kristin Lavranstochter 3 Das Kreuz (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783451050831
ISBN-10: 3451050838

Kristin Lavranstochter 1 Der Kranz
2004 - Kristin Lavranstochter 1 Der Kranz (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783451050817
ISBN-10: 3451050811

2003 - Unfallchirurgie (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783437218507
ISBN-10: 3437218506

2002 - Olav Audunssoen Tomos I Y II [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - Kristin Lavransdatter III the Cross [Kristin Lavransdatter Penguin] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - The Wife [Kristin Lavransdatter, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1997 - The Wreath [Kristin Lavransdatter, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1995 - The Son Avenger [The Master of Hestviken, Vol 4] (Paperback)Hardcover
1995 - In the Wilderness [The Master of Hestviken, Vol 3] (Paperback)Hardcover
1994 - The Axe [The Master of Hestviken, Vol 1] (Paperback)
1994 - The Snake Pit [The Master of Hestviken, Vol 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
1987 - The Cross [Kristin Lavransdatter, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1987 - The Mistress of Husaby [Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol 2] (Paperback)Paperback
1987 - The Bridal Wreath [Kristin Lavransdatter, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
Men Women and Places [Essay index reprint series] (Hardcover)
Kjre Dea [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Den Brennende Busk [Aschehougs fontenebøker - Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Tolv Ar [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Essays [Norske essayister - Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Kritikk Og Tro Tekster [Norwegian Edition] (Other)