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Gerður Kristný

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Gerður Kristný graduated in French and comparative literature from the University of Iceland in 1992. Her B.A. dissertation was on Baudelaire's Les fleurs du mal. After a course in media studies at the University of Iceland from 1992-1993 she trained at Danish Radio TV. She was editor of the magazine Mannlíf from 1998 - 2004, but is now a full time writer.

Awards for her work include 1st prize in the National Broadcasting Service short story competition 1986, 1st prize in a TV culture programme poetry competition 1992, the Children's Choice Book Prize in 2003 for her book Marta Smarta, the Halldór Laxness Literary Award in 2004, for her novel Bátur með segli og allt (A Boat With a Sail and All) and the Icelandic Journalist's Award for Myndin
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Average rating: 3.7 · 696 ratings · 75 reviews · 27 distinct works
Hestvík

3.41 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Smartís

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Blóðhófnir

3.97 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Sálumessa

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Myndin af pabba - Saga Thelmu

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Garðurinn

3.21 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Drápa

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Bátur með segli og allt

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Dúkka

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