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Under the Glacier

  • Paperback $15.95

    Mar 08, 2005 | 256 Pages

  • Ebook $4.99

    Dec 18, 2007 | 256 Pages

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Praise

“One of the world’s most unusual, skilled and visionary novelists.” –Jane Smiley

“Laxness is a beacon in twentieth-century literature, a writer of splendid originality, wit, and feeling.” –Alice Munro

“The qualities of the sagas pervade his writing, and particularly a kind of humor–oblique, stylized and childlike–that can be found in no other contemporary writer.” –The Atlantic Monthly

“One of the world’s most unusual, skilled and visionary novelists.” –Jane Smiley

“A marvelous novel about the most ambitious questionsÉ. It is also one of the funniest books ever written.: –Susan Sontag, from the Introduction

“The qualities of the sagas pervade his writing, and particularly a kind of humor–oblique, stylized and childlike–that can be found in no other contemporary writer.” –The Atlantic Monthly

“Laxness is a beacon in twentieth-century literature, a writer of splendid originality, wit, and feeling.” –Alice Munro

Awards

Nobel Prize WINNER 1955

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