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Steinunn Siguroardottir is one of Iceland's most highly acclaimed novelists and poets. Her first book The Thief of Time was an international bestseller and was made into a film starring Emmanuelle Beart. Three of her other novels - Place of the Heart, Yo-Yo and The Good Lover - have also been translated into English.


I had the feeling while reading it that Heida was in MY kitchen, idly chatting to ME and that I was getting to know her really well, as a close friend . . . It was a privilege to be 'talked to' as a friend and allowed to share a fine farmer's life for a few hours - Rosamund Young, author of THE SECRET LIVES OF COWSHeida is a force of nature . . . she has about her an honesty that is never less than enchanting - Sunday TimesA rare portrait of a woman possessed of frontier courage and a sense of humour and humility . . . revelatory and inspiring - The HeraldA fierce account of what it means to hold the countryside in trust . . . [Heida is an] utterly charming personality . . . this is an inspiring story of resistance to a corporate Goliath, and [Heida] - with her forthright tone and irrepressible humour - makes a delightful David - Mail on SundaySharp and funny . . . this is an engrossing quick dispatch from an unusual life - The Riverside Way (The Riverside Bookshop blog)What a story . . . a real-life Bathsheba from Far From the Madding Crowd, but undistracted by the endless queue of male suitors . . . this frank, unusual book details a year in her life - Muddy StilettosAn engaging memoir . . . a beautifully written ode - Countryman

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