The Falcon Bride
Thu 01 Jan 1970
It seems unlikely that this is the last wedding where you will feature as the bride ’
Beautiful, fierce and deadly, Hallgerd is not a woman to be taken lightly, ripping through husbands like a falcon through its prey. But has she met her match in Gunnar, a true Viking hero?
Katy Cawkwell tells episodes from the great Icelandic Njals Saga, offering a fascinating glimpse into pagan society in the land of fire and ice.
Darkly comic, tragically romantic by turns: this is a tale full of sex, murder, power politics and the importance of salt fish…