Born and educated in Reykjavík, Björg Árnadóttir has lived and worked in England since 1971; her British husband, Andrew Cauthery, is fluent in Icelandic. They have worked together for many years, translating both English texts into Icelandic and Icelandic texts into English. They have worked on a wide variety of manuscripts, including books on Icelandic nature and technical topics, as well as literature. Literary works in Icelandic include translations of Wind in the Willows for Iceland State Radio and A Map of Nowhere by Gillian Cross, for Mál og Menning. Works in English include three crime novels (House of Evidence, Daybreak, and Sun on Fire) by Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson for Amazon Crossing, and And the Wind Sees All by Guðmundur Andri Thorsson, published by Peirene Press in September 2018.
BY ANDRI SNÆR MAGNASON
TRANSLATED FROM THE ICELANDIC BY BJÖRG ARNADÓTTIR AND ANDREW CAUTHERY
An entrancing re-imagining of Sleeping Beauty for today’s troubled planet, The Casket of Time is a fantastical tale of adventure, time travel, and environmental calamity from celebrated Icelandic author Andri Snær Magnason.
Hardcover List Price: $17.99 • ISBN: 9781632062055 • Publication: 00/00/19 • 5.5" x 8.25" • 240 pages • Middle Grade Fiction: adventure / fairy tale • Ages: 10 and up • Territory: World • eBook ISBN: 9781632062062