God and Woman (Dyrendal) (Classic Reprint)

God and Woman (Dyrendal) (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from God and Woman (Dyrendal) Martha stood under the plank bridge leading to the second story of the barn and watched her two. Brothers driving a loaded wagon destined for the village. She was a striking figure, with her aquiline nose, flowing white sleeves, dark bodice, and red petticoat. She placed her hands upon her hips and drew up her mouth on one side into a sneer. Nearly everyone was going to the fair. Large Lofoten boat full of young people would soon be out on the fjord, and to-morrow morning they would be in the village. But she - she wa not good enough. She would have to stay at home on the farm all her life and slave for her brothers. The two middle-aged bachelors, who walked on either side of the wagon, wore black, broad brimmed hats. Their homespun coats had been thrown on the top of the load, and their blue shirt sleeves were of a material that Martha had woven. It was cheaper to have a sister than a servant. One 'of them, Ola, stopped and called. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 472g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243061765
  • 9780243061761