Review of The Atom Station by Laxness


Halldor Laxness, in this quite slim novel, continues his exploration both of contemporary and traditional Iceland and of the spread of international capitalism and its attendant fetishes to a previously semi-feudal land. His protagonist, Ugla, is a plain-speaking young woman from the less-developed northern region of the island moves to the south to take up a position in the household of her member of parliament.

Read the full review here.


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