The 100 best books of all time

How many of these "100 best books of all time" have you read?

55. 'Independent People,' by Halldór Laxness

"Independent People," the epic novel published in the 1930s by Icelandic Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness, follows Guðbjartur Jónsson, a sheep farmer in Iceland who longs to live a life of economic independence with his new wife, but who faces misfortunes and must battle the supposedly cursed land on which his farm was built.

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