By Ieda Jonasdottir Herman
The author recalls Iceland 1935, a simpler time and draws the reader
into a childhood routine that had been virtually unchanged since the
days of the Vikings. The enchanting legends of trolls and hidden folk of
Iceland are interwoven with the hopes and fears of a child growing up
amidst the hardships of daily life in this mysterious land of eerie
landscapes, erupting volcanoes, gushing geysers......