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Philip Roughton - Icelandic translator

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Host Joe Williams speaks with Icelandic translator Phillip Roughton about his life's work translating such giants of Icelandic literature as Halldór Laxness and Kristín Marja Baldursdóttir, and he shares his insights into the themes and forms which feature in Icelandic literature. Salka Valka, a modern masterpiece by Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness, translated by Phillip Roughton, is available now from Archipelago Books.

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