About this book
Translated and published in English for the first time this was the winner of the Best Icelandic Novel 2005. The author will be appearing at the Hay Festival, Norwich World Writers' Festival and Edinburgh Festival in 2012. 'An extraordinary and original writer' A.S. Byatt
An ode to storytelling, The Whispering Muse evokes a time gone by with wit and verve, from the rogues and oddities among sea-faring types, to the long-lost romance and mystique of ancient mythology.