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Snare

This debut by Lilja Sigurdardottir pulls the camera in close on what it’s like to be a drugs mule for a sordid Reykjavik outfit. Main character¬†Sonja Gunnarsdottir hates the fact that she has been ensnared by local organised crime, but at the same time gets…
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NTN: Lilja Sigurdardottir interviewed

Icelandic author Lilja Sigurdardottir has been on our radar since Iceland Noir 2014, when she was part of a twilight literary tour around Reykjavik and read from her work in the square outside the Icelandic parliament. At the time we hoped her books would appear…
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Snare

Written by Lilja Sigurdardottir, translated by Quentin Bates — Icelandic playwright Lilja Sigurdardottir has written four crime novels which means she’s fairly well established on the glaciated island, but this is her first English translation. She is clearly relieved in her notes at the back…
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