Giants in the Earth: An Unexpectedly Great Read

I recently read Ole Edvart Rølvaag’s novel Giants of the Earth. In all honesty, I didn’t expect it to be very engaging, since it’s about, well, some families of farmers making a new life on the plains of America. I was very pleasantly surprised to find that it kept inviting me to pick it up again. (

Fra Wikipedia:
Ole Edvart Rølvaag (spelled “Rolvaag” in the United States) (April 22, 1876 – November 5, 1931) was a Norwegian-American writer and professor, well known for his writings on the immigrant experience. The former Governor of Minnesota and US ambassador to Iceland Karl F. Rolvaag was Ole Rølvaag’s son.

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