News Tagged with “Icelandic literature”

The photo shows Izvorul Calimanului in the Carpathian Mountains - an empty mountain top where Bram Stoker imagined his Castle Dracula to be located.

Icelandic version of Dracula, Makt myrkranna, turns out to be Swedish in origin

6 Mar A recent translation of Makt myrkranna (Powers of Darkness) by Hans de Roos has seemingly unearthed an earlier Swedish version of Dracula, Mörkrets makter, which appears to shed new light on de Roos' theory that Stoker collaborated with Icelandic writer Valdímar Ásmundsson.

Dracula's lost Icelandic sister novel

7 Feb An article published by art historian Hans Corneel de Roos on website Literary hub describes how Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula has an Icelandic sister, a work titled Makt Myrkranna (Powers of Darkness).

Why did you lie? voted best crime novel of the year.

Why did you lie? named crime novel of the year by the Sunday Times

28 Nov The novel Why did you lie? By Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir has been named crime novel of the year in Britain by the critics at the Sunday Times.

Author Lára Garðarsdóttir with her book, titled Bear with me in English, about a couple of polar bears forced to flee their home.

Icelandic children's book touching on refugee crisis published in the US

22 Nov A beautiful children's book by Icelandic author Lára Garðarsdóttir on a couple of polar bears forced to flee their home will be published in the US this coming spring.

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