Names for the Sea – Strangers in Iceland, by Sarah Moss

Names for the Sea
Names for the Sea, by Sarah Moss

I grabbed this book because it is set in Reykjavik, and I’ve always been fascinated by Iceland and Reykjavik, even since seeing (and now owning) the decidedly odd Dogme 95–type movie, 101 Reykjavik, directed by Baltasar Kormákur. Having worked my way through quite a few novels and movies set in Iceland and (by inference) Denmark, I was intrigued to know why someone would go and take a sabbatical in Reykjavik at the height of the world financial crisis in 2009 and the particularly severe aftermath of that in Iceland in 2009. (Continue reading…)

About M. Bijman

Avid reader, longtime writer of book reviews and literary analyses. Interested in literature, creativity and cognition, language and linguistics, musicology, and technology. Occasionally writes poems and bits of music.

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