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Sjon

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Icelandic poet, novelist and lyricist, born Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson and known as Sjón

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Sjón places classic epics side-by-side with Icelandic sagas of past centuries. We discuss how literature comes from literature and one story gives birth to the next.

Sjon: The Whispering Muse

Sjón places classic epics side-by-side with Icelandic sagas of past centuries. We discuss how literature comes from literature and one story gives birth to the next.

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Sjon: The Whispering Muse

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