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Gljúfrasteinn – Laxness Museum
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Gljúfrasteinn – Laxness Museum

Gljúfrasteinn was the home of writer Halldór Laxness (winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955) and his family for more than half a century. Halldór was a prolific writer during his long career and his books have been translated into 43 languages and published in more than 500 editions. The author’s home is preserved just as it was when he lived and worked there. The museum features a multimedia ...