"The Tower of Babel" is the first novel written in the Faroese language.
The book was released in 1909, but prior to that it could be found in
“Tingakrossur” as a serial story under the title “Ættarbregi”.
"The Tower of Babel" is a political family saga that depicts the
households on two estates over a period of three generations. The novel can
also be seen as a biography of the nationalist movement, which came to light
during the second half of the nineteenth century.