“Þrándur” by Björnstene Björnsson. From Sögur frá Noregi . A story laden with metaphor about a boy who is a natural on the violin. “Viðsnúnings hressandi hristingur”, by Þórarinn Eldjárn. “Women are the scourge of the earth”, by Frances Molloy. From Wildish Things . A chilling account of an abusive relationship. Recommended. "The case of the Middle-aged Wife" by Agatha Christie. A little piece of problem-solving by Mr. Parker Pyne. “Eftir spennufallið,” by Þórarinn Eldjárn. From Ó fyrir framan . A nicely imagined and humorous modern retelling of the story of Adam and Eve and the Fall. Recommended if you read Icelandic.