The People at Innhaug
The full series: Folket på Innhaug (1976), Magret (1977), Nytt rotfeste (1979), Veiene møtes (1980).
In The People at Innhaug-series, Elstad tells the story of a mother and her daughter in the mid-1800s. Living in a small narrow-minded mountain village in Norway, the fact that the daughter is born outside of marriage makes them disdained and into outsiders.
With a detailed historical background, Elstad dramatise the life of a mother who gives up her social standing to protect her daughter. But above all this is the story of a young girl and her tragic encounter with love.