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Haunting and richly conceived, this novel of the Viking exploration of North America follows one extraordinary woman on a journey from Europe across the perilous North Atlantic to the "New World." Reprint.
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'Forget Richard Branson, the audacious female traveller Gudrid of Iceland is the original explorer's explorer ... Elphinstone has written a fine tribute to a woman whose tale is as warm and inviting as a hot spring on a clear winter day.' The TimesAbout the Author:
Margaret Elphinstone is the author of eight novels, including The Incomer (1987), A Sparrow's Flight (1989), Islanders (1994), The Sea Road (2000), Hy Brasil (2002), Voyageurs (2003) and Light (2006). She has also had published short stories, poetry and two books on organic gardening. Her next book, And Some There Be, will be published by Canongate in 2009. She lives in Glasgow and teaches at the University of Strathclyde.
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Book Description Canongate Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111841950513
Book Description Canongate Pub., 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Seller Inventory # DADAX1841950513
Book Description Canongate Books Ltd, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1841950513