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Icelandic Folk Legends: Tales of apparitions, outlaws and things unseen Paperback – December 4, 2013
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About the Author
Alda Sigmundsdóttir is an Icelandic-born writer, journalist, translator and blogger. She is author of Unraveled, a Novel About a Meltdown, The Little Book of the Icelanders, a humorous take on the quirks and foibles of the Icelandic people, and Living Inside the Meltdown, about the effects of Iceland's financial crash on ordinary citizens. English is her first language, and she has written extensively about Iceland for the international media. Her translations from Icelandic to English are diverse and numerous, ranging from advertising copy to published fiction and non-fiction.
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Top customer reviews
Best of all, the author gives a brief analysis of the stories explains the historical and cultural context. Totally unlike Grimm's fairytales and those of the European continent, Iceland's literature is a gem.
I'm looking forward to reading more of Alda's books.