Hallgrímur Helgason





Hallgrímur Helgason

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born
in Reykjavík, Iceland
February 18, 1959

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Hallgrímur Helgason is an Icelandic author, painter, translator, cartoonist and essayist. He has studied at the School of Visual Arts and Crafts in Reykjavík and the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.

His most famous works are 101 Reykjavík, which was made into a popular film, and Höfundur Íslands (Iceland's Author), which won the Icelandic Literary Prize in 2001. He was nominated for the prize again in 2005 for the novel Rokland (Stormland), along with the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for 101 Reykjavík and Rokland.


Average rating: 3.28 · 3,043 ratings · 384 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Hitman's Guide to Houseclea...
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101 Reykjavik
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3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 603 ratings — published 1996 — 20 editions
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Konan við 1000°
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Stormland
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Þetta er allt að koma
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Herra Alheimur
2.59 of 5 stars 2.59 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2003
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Vom zweifelhaften Vergnügen...
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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Les Contes De Grim
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Hella
1.5 of 5 stars 1.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1990
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Konan sem kyssti of mikið
1.0 of 5 stars 1.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2009
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“Wir sind alle ein bisschen gestorben in diesem Krieg, glaube ich. Wie meine Mutter immer gesagt hat. Krieg tötet alle, auch die, die ihn überleben.”
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