Sjón at the London Literature Festival

Icelandic author Sjón introduced his book, the Whispering Muse, at the London Literature Festival at Southbank on 6 July. About the book and event:

Celebrated poet and novelist Sjón discusses 'The Whispering Muse', a novel that combines recent history with Nordic myth in the life of Valdimar Haraldsson. Joining a Danish merchant ship en route to the Black Sea, he encounters the mythical hero Caeneus, who entrances his fellow travellers with the tale of the Argonauts' legendary quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece. -Southbank Centre

For more info on this event, please visit the Southbank Centre's website.

The the Wispering Muse received a good review in the Independent newspaper. The review can be read here.


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