Snowblind

Written by Ragnar Jónasson, translated by Quentin Bates — What expectations do you find yourself harbouring when you pick up a Scandinavian crime novel? Nordic…

Interview: Ragnar Jonasson

There has been quite a buzz building up about the young Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson. The first of his novels to be translated into English, Snowblind, landed…

Interview: Quentin Bates

Quentin Bates moved to Iceland at the end of the 1970s for a gap year which turned into a gap decade, merrily acquiring a new…

Iceland Noir: the Nordic setting

It was the entire city of Reykjavik that played host to Iceland Noir this afternoon, as conference guests braved the cold winds to hear Iceland’s…

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