To read him is to discover an extra tastebud. He creates a world that belongs in another dimension, like the landscape of his country - familiar, strange, seen as in a dream. It is an endearing and unforgettable voice, and we must tip our hats to Guðmundsson for setting it in context - Daily Telegraph
…. The author's life is vividly recounted … detailed chapters and powerful quotes allow for an honest assessment of the author's career - Sunday Herald.