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By Sigrid Undset

ISBN-10: 158617424X

ISBN-13: 9781586174248

In this compelling drama approximately constancy, sorrow and forgiveness, Nobel Prize-winning writer Sigrid Undset tells the tale of Ida Elisabeth, who marries her teenage sweetheart, Frithjof, in order to redeem her attractiveness. Early of their marriage, she realizes that her captivating husband is incapable of helping the kin and he or she sews attire to make ends meet. whilst Frithjof turns into concerned with one other lady, Ida Elisabeth leaves him and strikes along with her childrens to a small city.

Still younger, the admirably hardworking Ida draws the eye of a profitable legal professional, who possesses the manly virtues that her husband lacked. As she contemplates marrying back, Frithjof, now gravely in poor health, re-enters her existence.

Unlike Undset's recognized ancient novels, that are set in medieval Norway, the tale of Ida Elisabeth opens in 1930. As in Undset's different fiction, in spite of the fact that, Ida Elisabeth poignantly illustrates how bad offerings have an effect on the process a person's existence and the way the pain persevered due to grievous errors can turn into the potential wherein a love is purified. 

With its atmosphere nowa days, Ida Elisabeth examines the problems inherent in male-female relationships as they're skilled in modern society. Undset's descriptions of the Norwegian humans and geographical region coupled together with her profound realizing of the human middle received her world wide literary acclaim. either are powerfully displayed during this relocating tale approximately constancy and mercy.

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