|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. . . .