Two women in Faroese history


Two novels about formidable Faroese women.

The Lady of Húsavík was one of the wealthiest women in the Nordic region. This novel is partly based on historical archives documenting her properties.

Løgmansdóttirin á Steig is a book about the daughter of the Faroese Chair of Parliament. A visiting French captain wanted to marry her and intended to take her away with him on his ship. She was forced to go into hiding with her father’s help.

90 p. and 84 p.

Author: Ingun Christensen

Illustrator: Bjørk J. Tróndheim