In this novel Roy Jacobsen takes us back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scandinavian history. FROST is the adventurous tale about the Icelandic boy Gest, born in the year of 993, who at the age of just thirteen years old becomes an outlaw when he avenges the murder of his father by killing one of the most powerful chiefs of Iceland. With his companion, the wildling Teitr, he flees Iceland and makes it to Norway. There he walks on foot from Trondheim to Hålogaland and further south. He is cold, he is going nowhere, and he will kill again.
´Frost is a great novel and a riveting adventure. At the same time.´
´Roy Jacobsen is a storyteller touched by God. Frost is a well filled, well written and fascinating saga novel.´
´Frost is an impressive parade of a novel (...) As a whole: A riveting triathlon of a novel. Here we meet a storyteller who knows what he is doing. He has extensive knowledge about Nordic literature and let himself be inspired by the sagas without becoming a predictable imitator.´
´Frost is a through and through modern novel exactly because of its historic slant, drawing a precise curve through todays conflict-areas, both outwards and as an inner journey.´
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