Posts Tagged ‘Iceland’

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Five words from the blurb: Iceland, murder, lover, remote, family Burial Rites is an atmospheric story set in Iceland during […]

Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss

Five words from the blurb: Iceland, living, volcano, people, remote A few years ago I read Night Waking by Sarah Moss […]

The Fish Can Sing by Halldór Laxness

 Halldór Laxness won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955 Translated from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson Five words from […]

I’m back from Iceland!

I’m back from a fantastic holiday in Iceland. The scenery was outstanding! We saw amazing waterfalls, bubbling mud pits, and […]

I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

 Translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton Five words from the blurb: Iceland, isolated, suicide, vanished, terrifying Iceland is very […]

Heaven and Hell by Jón Kalman Stefánsson

 Translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton Five words from the blurb: Iceland, boat, fishing, tragedy, solitude I’m going to […]