In autumn 1955 nobel prize in literature winner, William Faulkner visited Iceland. The Cold War was raging on and Faulkner was a proud supporter of the American empire. Yet, the socialists in Iceland were fascinated by this robust, lively character. This book is also a fascinating work that describes the times and the culture of the Cold War in a lively comprehensive manner incorporating art, cinema, literature and a dash of politics. The book is Haukur Ingvarsson's doctorate thesis in literature.
Author Haukur Ingvarsson
Publisher Sögufélagið, 2021