The Little Book of the Hidden People

In these twenty stories of elves from Icelandic folklore, author and translator Alda Sigmundsdóttir provides rare insight into Iceland’s elf folklore, which at its core reflects the plight of a nation living in abject poverty on the edge of the inhabitable world, and its people’s heroic efforts to survive, physically, emotionally and spiritually. More

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About Alda Sigmundsdottir

Alda Sigmundsdóttir is an Icelandic-born writer, journalist, translator and blogger. She is author of The Little Book of the Icelanders, a humorous take on the quirks and foibles of the Icelandic people, and Living Inside the Meltdown, about the effects of Iceland's financial crash on ordinary citizens. For six years she wrote Iceland's most popular English-language blog, The Iceland Weather Report, which among other things chronicled Iceland's economic meltdown and was featured in media all over the world. English is her first language, and she has written extensively about Iceland for the international media. Her translations from Icelandic to English are diverse and numerous, ranging from advertising copy to published fiction and non-fiction. Catch up with Alda on her website aldasigmunds.com and The Iceland Weather Report on facebook.com/icelandweatherreport.

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