Frid Ingulstad is a Norwegian novelist, born in Oslo on the 4th of September 1935. She wrote her first novel at the age of 29, and has since gone on to write more than 200 novels, including series such as Kongsdøtrene, Ildkorset, Ingebjørg Olavsdatter and Sønnavind. As of 2006, she had sold 420,000 books in Norway, making her the biggest selling author in the country. She loves to read and write fairy tales, and enjoys telling them to her grandchildren.
Malmfrid: Viking Queens – Book VI
With skilled hand, Frid Ingulstad, takes us nearly a thousand years back in time. Where the sources are silent, the imagination is called on to help – with the proviso that events are plausible. Much has changed since the king’s daughters lived, loved and suffered – both laws and views on human dignity and on women?s life. But people remain the same, ruled by passions and urges, hatred and love.Emperor?s Seat, Constantinopole, 1111Twelve-year-old Malmfrid, daughter of arch-duke Mscislaw Harald of Novogrod, and Kristin, a Swede, tensely awaits meeting her future husband. It?s king Sigurd Jorsalfar, who visits Emperor Alaksy?s court in Constantinopole on his way to Norway from crusade to Holy Land. Malmfrid liked her fiancee and awaited the wedding with joy, dreaming of happy future at Sigurd?s side. She already forgot Seer Pereslavna?a words, who warned her against this marriage.Buy on Amazon Buy on Barnes & Noble Buy on Apple