Bernard Scudder


Born
in Canterbury, The United Kingdom
August 29, 1954

Died
October 15, 2007


Bernard Scudder was an award-winning translator of Icelandic literature, including the works of Arnaldur Indriðason, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Guðbergur Bergsson and Einar Már Guðmundsson. He was also one of the team that produced the English translation of the Complete Sagas of Icelanders.
In 2007, at the age of 53, he died suddenly, survived by his long-term partner Sigrún Á Eiríksdóttir and their daughters Hrafnhildur and Eyrún Hanna.

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Icelandic Poetry

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The Vikings' Guide to Good ...

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The Prophecy: The Prophecy ...

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Iceland: Life And Nature On...

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Westman Islands

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My Soul to Take (Þóra Guðmu...

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The Sagas of Icelanders

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The Saga of Grettir the Strong

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