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Iceland – One for the Weekend

£15.00

Heading off for a long weekend? Need a dinner party gift with a more personal touch? Or a thoughtful birthday present for someone that has a connection with a particular destination? Our One for the Weekend option is just the ticket. All our books are delivered in a rather lovely navy cotton gift bag with one of our bookmarks. So no need to gift wrap if it’s a present, and great for offering your book a little protection if you’re popping it in a suitcase, carry-on or beach bag.

Iceland Book 1
Memoir. 2009. A novelist's account of moving to Reykjavik with her husband and two small children, in the year the volcano erupted and in the aftermath of the financial crisis. A capturing of the wildness of the landscape and its unforgiving climate, the difficulties of being a stranger in a country whose language they do not speak and their experiences of a way of life, customs, and history they do not fully understand but learn to appreciate.

2 in stock

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Iceland Book 2
Historical fiction. Inspired by true events. 1829. In Northern Iceland a woman is condemned to death for murdering her lover.  In  that remote community there is no prison, and she must be taken in by a family until the date of her execution.  Until then a young priest is tasked with her absolution. Afraid, but duty-bound to comply, the family adjust to her presence, the harshness of the landscape reflected in their day-to-day lives. As the date draws nearer, and winter draws in, all is not quite as it seems.

2 in stock

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Iceland Book 3
Crime fiction. A first posting for a young policeman takes him away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, to the remote village of Siglufjörður in Northern Iceland, a place that is hard to reach, accessible only by tunnel. Viewed as an outsider by a small community where everyone knows everyone, he is told 'not much happens here' and he finds it difficult to adjust and be accepted.  But then a woman is found bleeding and barely conscious and an ageing writer falls to his death in a theatre. Cut off from the rest of Iceland by an avalanche he is drawn into the investigation. Are the incidents connected and is there a killer trapped amongst them?

1 in stock

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Iceland Book 4
A concise history of Iceland and how a small country has had a big impact on the world.

1 in stock

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