Indriði G. Thorsteinsson

arnauld's dad

Indriði G. Thorsteinsson (April 18, 1926 – September 3, 2000) first received attention on winning a short story contest in 1951 with Blástör, a humorous and erotic fertility story and a volume of short stories, Sæluvika. In 1955 he published his first novel, Taxi 79. He was a prolific writer and journalist, producing several acclaimed novels, as well as poetry, short stories, biographies and much other work.

Indriði G. Thorsteinsson’s son is the renowned Icelandic crimewriter Arnaldur Indriðason.