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Born in Reykjavik in 1962, Sjon is an Icelandic writer whose novels have been translated into thirty-five languages. He has won several awards including the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for The Blue Fox and the Icelandic Literary Prize for Moonstone, while From the Mouth of the Whale was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Sjon has also published nine poetry collections, written four opera librettos as well as lyrics for...See more