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World Fiction - Iceland -

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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Woman at 1,000 Degrees by Hallgrímur Helgason
    The Woman at 1,000 Degrees - by Hallgrímur Helgason

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074553 | ISBN 10: 1786074559

    'I live here alone in a garage, together with a laptop and an old hand grenade. It's pretty cosy.'   And...she's off. Eighty-year-old Herra Björnsson lies alone in her garage waiting to die. One of the most original narrators in literary ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sealwoman
    The Sealwoman's Gift - by Sally Magnusson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473638983 | ISBN 10: 1473638984

    1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children.   In her acclaimed debut novel Sally Magnusson imagines what history ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snare by Lilja Sigurdardottir
    Snare - by Lilja Sigurdardottir

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910633809 | ISBN 10: 1910633801

    After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
    Someone to Watch Over Me - by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444734447 | ISBN 10: 144473444x

    Chilling Icelandic crime from the internationally bestselling author of Last Rituals and Ashes to Dust.  A creepy, compelling thriller, Someone to Watch Over Me is the fifth Thora Gudmundsdottir novel from Yrsa, 'Iceland's answer to Stieg Larss ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
    Burial Rites - by Hannah Kent

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447233176 | ISBN 10: 1447233174

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD. Northern Iceland, 1829. A woman condemned to death for murdering her lover. A family forced to take her in. A priest tasked with ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blue Fox by Sjon
    The Blue Fox - by Sjon

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846590375 | ISBN 10: 184659037x

    The year is 1883. The stark Icelandic winter landscape is the backdrop. We follow the priest, Skugga-Baldur, on his hunt for the enigmatic blue fox.  We're then transported to the world of the naturalist Friethrik B. Friethriksson and his charge ... more

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