Ragnar Jónasson.

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The Dark Deeds literary walk takes around and hour and half, it's free of charge and suitable for everyone.

A walking tour of Reykjavik's spooky side

30 May 2016 The Reykjavik City Library hosts the Dark Deeds Literary Walking Tour in English this summer. The focus will be set on the shadier side of Reykjavik as it appears in folk tales, ghost stories and modern fiction – ideal for tourists with a literary inclination.

The northern town of Siglufjörður is the setting for Jónasson's atmospheric novels.

Icelandic crime novels to be made into TV series

20 Mar 2016 A British production company has secured the rights to make a new television series based on the books of Icelandic crime novelist Ragnar Jónasson.

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Our Top 5 tips for literary treats in Iceland

10 Mar 2016 No visit to Iceland would be complete without some contact with the country’s literary heritage.

Ragnar Jónasson.

Snowblind in Top 8 Christmas 2015 crime books

1 Dec 2015 Jónasson’s name appears among such distinguished crime literature names as Ruth Rendell, Michael Robotham and Pierre Lemaitre.

The original Icelandic version, Náttblinda.

Nightblind Goldsboro Book of the Month

5 Nov 2015 An Icelandic novel has been chosen by Goldsboro Books – the UK’s leading specialist in first-edition, signed books – as their Book of the Month for December 2015.

Snowblind, by Ragnar Jónasson.

Icelandic crime series published in UK

15 Oct 2015 UK book publisher Orenda Books has purchased the rights to three more books by Icelandic crime novelist Ragnar Jónasson.

Sigurðardóttir receiving her award yesterday.

Sigurðardóttir wins crime novel award

19 Jun 2015 The Blóðdropinn literary award for the Icelandic crime novel of the year for 2014 was awarded yesterday to Yrsa Sigurðardóttir for her novel DNA.

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