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Alt í lagi í Reykjavík
 
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Ólafur Friðriksson
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Alt í lagi í Reykjavík

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Published 1939

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Quentin
May 26, 2013 Quentin rated it really liked it
Interesting. A largely-forgotten crime story set in pre-WW2 Iceland and never translated is about as obscure as it gets.
The story is fine, the characters a little cardboard, but the book is a product of its age. It's not even the first homegrown Icelandic crime story, as that honour goes to Húsið við Norðurá, which had been published more than ten years before Alt í lagi í Reykjavík appeared.
Its real beauty isn't so much as a crime story or even as a fairly clunky adventure, but as a picture of
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Lee Vee marked it as to-read
May 26, 2013
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