Icelandic Folk Tales by Hjörleifur Helgi Stefánsson

Icelandic Folk Tales

Hjörleifur Helgi Stefánsson with Tord Sandstroem Fahlstroem (Illustrator)

192 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction adventurous relaxing medium-paced


Iceland is a land where stories are as important as history.When Vikings settled the island they brought their tales with them.Every rock, hot spring and waterfall seems to have its own tale: cruel man-eating trolls rub shoulders with beautiful el...

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adventurous 60%
informative 60%
funny 40%
lighthearted 40%
mysterious 40%
dark 20%
reflective 20%


medium 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 100%

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