A Place Where Elves Still Dwell

Why Iceland is irresistible

Original Title: Wo Elfen noch helfen

Paperback, with flaps, 208 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-424-35065-4
€ 16.00 [D] | € 16.50 [A] | CHF 22.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Diederichs

Date of publication: October 3, 2011
This title is available.


Rights sold to: World rights available

Andrea  Walter - A Place Where Elves Still Dwell


"We may not have cash, but we've got ash!": This is how Icelanders encapsulated the twin disasters of their country’s bankruptcy and the volcanic explosion, before electing a comedian as mayor of Reykjavik. What accounts for a country in which the telephone books are organised by first names and the sidewalks are heated in winter, a place where one can order sheep’s head at a fast-food restaurant and visit the world’s only penis museum?

The journalist Andrea Walter set off on a journey of discovery. Her assessment: In Iceland, life is the way it should be!


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