About the author
Huldar Breiðfjörð (1972) was born and raised in Reykjavík. Matriculating from Menntaskólinn í Hamrahlíð in 1993, he read Literature at the University of Iceland, completing a BA degree in 1997 and a Masters degree in 2001. He has been a writer for the past few years.
His first novel Góðir Íslendingar (Fellow Icelanders) was published in autumn 1998. The novel is about a young man from Reykjavík who bids farewell to the cafés of the city centre and sets off in the middle of the winter on a two-month trip around Iceland in an old jeep. The novel was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize. His second novel Múrinn í Kína (The Great Wall of China), based on his travels round China, was published in 2004. In addition to his novels, he has written two film scripts.
Góðir Íslendingar, 1998: Bjartur
Denmark, Kære landsmænd, 2009: Torgard
Germany, Liebe Isländer, 2011: Aufbau
Færeyskur dansur, ferðalýsing, 2009: Bjartur
Múrinn í Kína, 2004: Bjartur
Næsland, 2004: ZIK-ZAK films
Villiljós, 2001: ZIK-ZAK films