Review of The Atom Station by Laxness

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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.

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