Gunnar Theodór Eggertsson

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Gunnar Theodór Eggertsson was born in 1982 in Reykjavík. He has written books for children, teenagers and adults, and is particularly fond of weird fiction. Gunnar received the Icelandic Children‘s Book Prize in 2008 for The Stone Animals and was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize for Dead-Dísa in 2015. Gunnar has a PhD in comparative literature from The University of Iceland and has specialized in animal ethics and animal fiction.