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Emil Hjörvar Petersen


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in Iceland
May 07, 1984

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Emil Hjörvar Petersen is an Icelandic author of speculative fiction. After publishing two poetry collections, his praised post-apocalyptic fantasy trilogy about the Norse gods who survived Ragnarök, Saga eftirlifenda (Survivors of Ragnarök), made him known as a pioneer in the SF&F genres in Iceland. The trilogy was published in 2010-2014. Afterwards, Petersen turned to writing a crime-fantasy series, a combination of Nordic Noir, urban fantasy and Icelandic folklore. The story follows a broke and divorced medium and her psychic teenage daughter getting caught up in crime investigations connected to supernatural beings. The first book, Víghólar (Crimson Hills), was published in 2016 and turned out to be a hit, it was awarded and optioned for ...more

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Hælið

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Dauðaleit

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Ó, Karítas

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Höður og Baldur (Saga eftir...

3.39 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Sólhvörf

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Nornasveimur

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Heljarþröm (Saga eftirlifen...

3.85 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Níðhöggur (Saga Eftirlifend...

3.67 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Ætar kökuskreytingar

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Refur

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