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Reviews

Stefánsson's prose rolls and surges with oceanic splendour.
Boyd Tonkin, Spectator
Stefánsson shares the elemental grandeur of Cormac McCarthy
Eileen Battersby, Times Literary Supplement
Powerful and sparkling . . . Prize-winning translator Philip Roughton's feather-light touch brings out the gleaming, fairy-tale quality of the writing
Irish Times, Nora O'Mahony
A wonderful, exceptional writer . . . A timeless storyteller
Carsten Jensen
The Icelandic Dickens . . . He has the same gift of writing with great understanding, an empathy with troubled souls and a skill at laugh-out-loud comedy
Tina Neylon, Irish Examiner