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Heaven and Hell
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'The author has a lyrical, poetic style ... the action unfolds vividly and dramatically, and the reader feels part of the scene. The combination creates an unusually intense reading experience' Alannah Hopkinson, Irish Examiner.

About the Author

J n Kalman Stef nsson was born in Reykjavik in 1963. His novels have been nominated three times for the Nordic Council Prize for Literature (2001, 2004, 2007) and his novel Summer Light, and then Comes the Night received the Icelandic Prize for Literature in 2005. Phil Roughton is the translator of, among others, the works of Halld r Laxness and The Islander, a biography of Laxness by Halld r Gudmundsson (MacLehose Press, 2008). He lives and works in Reykjavik.

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'A glinting treasure' Der Spiegel. * Der Spiegel *
'An outstanding narrative ... like a long breath from the depths of the sea' Nils C. Ahl, Le Monde. * Nils C. Ahl, Le Monde *
'The author has a lyrical, poetic style ... the action unfolds vividly and dramatically, and the reader feels part of the scene. The combination creates an unusually intense reading experience' Alannah Hopkinson, Irish Examiner. * Irish Examiner *

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