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Fifteen-year-old Lara labors alongside her family on a landowner's farm in Northern Iceland. When Lara and some friends travel to Iceland's Parliamentary Althing in the summer of 1705, she is thrust alone into an unexpected three-year journey. A murder, a marriage, and a deadly disease take her from rugged Iceland to the rocky, windswept Faroe Islands, and on to Norway whe ...more
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Published November 14th 2019 by
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A good book leaves you thinking about the characters and story long after you finish reading it, and that’s exactly what happened when I finished reading Lara of the North. Lara stayed with me and I wondered how she fared after her three-year long adventure that included death, love, travel and connecting with her parents’ families in faraway Norway.
A tradition in 1705 Iceland was for coming-of-age girls and boys to travel to a distant town to the annual ‘Althing’ meeting. There they were to l
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