Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Gisli the Outlaw” as Want to Read:
Gisli the Outlaw
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Gisli the Outlaw

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
The story of Gisli the Outlaw, one of the minor Icelandic sagas, was first translated into English by George Dasent, who also wrote Popular Tales from the Norse. Dasent was a skilled linguist, folklorist, and journalist, and had a good feel for story-telling.

This is a story of cyclic blood-revenge, set off by a casual overheard remark, leading to the protagonist, Gisli, be
...more
Kindle Edition, 113 pages
Published July 16th 2011
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Gisli the Outlaw, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Gisli the Outlaw

Community Reviews

(showing 1-15)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kimberley Moore
Kimberley Moore rated it really liked it
Oct 06, 2014
Mason Neil
Mason Neil rated it liked it
Mar 14, 2016
Joe Carpenter
Joe Carpenter marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2014
Grant English
Grant English marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2015
Donna Anoskey
Donna Anoskey marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2015
Trampas Jones
Trampas Jones marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2016
DJWindows98
DJWindows98 marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2016
Jacob Christy
Jacob Christy marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2016
Kaerber
Kaerber marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2016
Trevor
Trevor marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2016
Giovanni Crestani
Giovanni Crestani marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2016
Brett
Brett marked it as to-read
Jun 07, 2016
Erik
Erik marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2016
Mary Choberka
Mary Choberka marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2016
Kirsten
Kirsten marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817—1896) was a translator of folk tales and contributor to The Times.

Dasent was born 22 May 1817 at St. Vincent, West Indies, the son of the attorney general, John Roche Dasent. His mother was the second wife of his father, Charlotte Martha was the daughter of Captain Alexander Burrowes Irwin.

He was educated at Westminster School, King's College London, and Oxford Univer
...more
More about George Webbe Dasent...

Share This Book