Two of the best female characters in Icelandic literature are Hallgerður Langbrók and Bergþóra Skarphéðinsdóttir. Despite how epic they are in their own rights, they are complete side characters in this Icelandic classic. These women were nothing less than badasses and while the thick Vikings were hammering each other with rusty swords like idiots, the women were playing the political game.
Pages: 376. Soft Cover.