Writing in Ice: A Crime Writer's Guide to Iceland (Paperback)

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If you had to choose a new location for a crime series, where would you look?


Michael Ridpath had to do just that. He chose Iceland, a country of fjords, glaciers and volcanoes, of long, manic summer days and long, sinister winter evenings, a place where everyone is on Facebook and everyone's grandmother has spoken to an elf.


This is his account of researching the country: the breathtaking landscape, its vigorous if occasionally odd people, the great heroes and heroines of its sagas, and (of course) those troublesome elves; with a little bit thrown in about how to put together a good detective story.


Entertaining and informative, it's a guide to Iceland for the visitor, and a guide to crime writing for the reader.




Product Details
ISBN: 9781999765569
ISBN-10: 1999765567
Publisher: Yarmer Head
Publication Date: July 1st, 2021
Pages: 218
Language: English