“You authors are totally out of touch with reality,”
the cab driver tells Andri Snær Magnason in
the first few pages of this unique and ground-
The writer accepts the challenge
and takes the reader with him on a bizarre
journey through present day Iceland,
observed from a new and poetic perspective.
In the process, Andri Snær unveils a totally
new aspect on the familiar and gets to the
core of the most dominant issues of our time.
Dreamland is a deeply moving book about
environmental concerns; knowledgeable and
written with a rare passion that touches every
reader. It is philosophical and political, yet full of
humour and amusing observations. It is serious
but optimistic. And it has that something that
singles out those books that find the pulse of
their era, be it in Iceland or elsewhere.