Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

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Jónína Leósdóttir

Crime Fiction Danish Danska German Glæpasögur Hungarian Ungverska Þýska

Jónína Leósdóttir studied modern languages and Latin at college, attended Essex University and graduated from The University of Iceland with a BA-degree in English and Literature. Her latest work is the Edda crime series – about the retired Edda who refuses to succumb to the boredom of retirement and instead finds herself involved in solving crime time and again. Unforgettable characters that you will wish were your best friends.


Further information

Works in translation

  • Bara ef … (If Only ...) 2016

Germany/Austria/Switzerland (Kiepenheuer & Witsch) transl. Tina Flecken

  • Upp á líf og dauða (A Matter of Life and Death) 2016

Hungary (Pozsonyi Pagony) transl. Dunajcsik Mátyás


  • Við Jóhanna (Johanna and I) 2014

Denmark (Turbine) transl. Nanna Kalkar


  • Allt fínt – en þú? (Just Fine – And You?) 2011

Germany/Austria/Switzerland (Kiepenheuer & Witsch) transl. Tina Flecken