The Book of Reykjavik

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Reykjavik, on the coast of Iceland, is known for its striking architecture, Viking heritage and volcanic activity, Reykjavik attracts a constant stream of visitors all year round to a diminuitive capital city that is home to more than half of Iceland's population. Icelanders hold their writers and poets in the same regard as the kings, queens and heroes of their mythic past, and have a deep-rooted love of literature. It is said every Icelander has a story up their sleeve. Here we have gathered ten short stories by ten Icelandic authors which captures this vibrant, modern city that is brimming with creative energy, and unearth the cosmopolitan metropolis hiding in the guise of a small-town fshing village.