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saga

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Definition a long involved story

More rarely, saga can refer specifically to old Norse epic tales from the 12th to 14th centuries.
  • The story told in the series of books is called The Twilight Saga.
saga = long involved story
  • She's writing about the saga of the AIDS epidemic.
  • saga = long involved story
  • She shared the saga of her life.
  • saga = long involved story
  • The day after they'd visited Himmel Street, Rudy sat on his front step with Liesel and related the whole saga, even the smallest details.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • saga = long involved story
  • With his Odyssean saga featured in newspapers, magazines, and radio shows, he was a national sensation.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • saga = long involved story
  • In the blaze of the evening light he looked, not a man, but a young God, a Hero God out of some Northern Saga.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • saga = long involved story
  • This family saga is extremely well written, but the parts dealing with war, writers and the emancipation of women aren't very good.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • saga = long involved story
  • He took Louie aside and began asking questions, and Louie recounted his entire saga.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • saga = long involved story
  • The last news of Allen had reached him weeks earlier, in newspaper stories about Super Man's saga over Nauru.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • saga = long involved story
  • Your loving Granddaughter, Alison Bradley In the saga of the figures in The Photograph, my dad came to play a unique role.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • No. A mortal may not kill an immortal, as anyone knows who has heard the sagas and eddas, the great poems and tales, knows.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Thibault gazed at the floor, resting his elbows on his knees, and began, hesitantly, to tell her the whole saga of the photograph.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Besides, compared to other episodes in the Stephen Von Stratten saga, this chapter was nothing.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Finally, in April of 2007, Kathy wrote a letter to the Times-Picayune detailing the saga of the trailer.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • "Oh, spare me your saga about shooting Yankees and facing Sherman's army.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • And a few others from other ghost towns—the Takasakis, Sagas, Sonodas.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • The sagas, the great Scandinavian epics, are full of stories of heroes who are seized with this fierce longing for battle, murder, and sudden death.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • His saga began on May 20, 1990, when a police car came and took him away for a dirty little crime he didn't do.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • Thane; they will recite our sagas.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • When Madame Wang saw we were all waiting, she wiggled her bottom on the stool to get comfortable and began the saga.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

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