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Halldór Laxness (1902–1998), Icelandic poet, essayist & novelist, and winner of the 1955 Nobel prize for literature.

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Why does Laxness mention “second sight” in “Independent People”?

From Independent People by Halldór Laxness (translated from Icelandic by J. A. Thompson): Others believe that she lives much in the lake in the form of some kind of serpent or water-monster; and ...