chapter  IX
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Gudbrand and His Wife

We would all agree that Gudbrand makes some unwise decisions, shows a lack of business acumen, and that his wife is a bit silly in her goodness. We might even suspect her authenticity at times. Her constant understanding might drive some men to drink. An unrealistic exaggeration, she is not held up as a model wife. But we must admit they both win at the end.