|Author: Stefan Jonasson|
What might have happened if it had been the Germans rather than the British who occupied Iceland in 1940? That is the premise underlying Valur Gunnarsson’s imaginative new novel, Örninn og Fálkinn (The Eagle and the Falcon), an alternative history of Iceland during the Second World War, in which the country is invaded by the Nazis on the very day that British troops arrived in real history. . . .
|Photo: Stefan Jonasson||Author: W.D. Valgardson, Victoria, BC
Water. I turned on the tap. Water poured out of the spout. I’m old enough for that to be a miracle. I stood there, watching the kettle fill up and thought of my mother. God help her. She married my father in 1938 when she was sixteen. They moved into their own house in 1940. Good house, a real house, not a shanty. Eight hundred square feet – three small bedrooms, a dining room, living room, and kitchen. A basement. A front porch that gave the house a touch of elegance. . . .
The Icelandic Canadian Club of Edmonton is excited to host the 99th annual convention of the Icelandic National League of North America (INLNA) in Edmonton from April 26 to 28, 2018. Our theme is “Accolades” and our program will feature some of the best and the brightest individuals in Iceland today: people who are at the top of their diverse professions and industries. . . .