WorldCat Identities

Sjón 1962-

Overview
Works: 110 works in 232 publications in 6 languages and 1,991 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Exhibition catalogs  Sea stories  Music  Drama 
Roles: Author, Composer, Librettist, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PT7511.S62, 839.6935
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sjón
The whispering muse by Sjón( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Invited to sail on a Danish merchant ship in 1949, eccentric Icelander Valdimar Haraldsson discovers the second mate on the ship is none other than Caeneus, the hero of Greek mythology, who regales his fellow shipmates with tales of the Golden Fleece
From the mouth of the whale by Sjón( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Icelandic and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1635. Iceland is a world darkened by superstition, poverty and cruelty. Men of science marvel over a unicorn's horn, poor folk worship the Virgin in secret and both books and men are burnt. Jona Palmason, a poet and self-taught healer, has been condemned to exile for heretical conduct, having fallen foul of the local magistrate. Banished to a barren island, Jonas recalls his exorcism of a walking corpse on the remote Snjafjoll coast, the frenzied massacre of innocent Basque whalers at the hands of local villagers and the deaths of his three children
The blue fox by Sjón( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set against the stark backdrop of the Icelandic winter, an elusive, enigmatic fox leads a hunter on a transformative quest. At the edge of the hunter's territory, a naturalist struggles to build a life for his charge, a young woman with Down syndrome whom he had rescued from a shipwreck years before. By the end of Sjón's slender, spellbinding fable of a novel, none of their lives will be the same"--Page 4 of cover
Matthew Barney : drawing restraint by Matthew Barney( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blauwvos : novelle uit IJsland by Sjón( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een boosaardige plattelandspredikant op IJsland maakt fanatiek jacht op een blauwvos
De fluisterende muze : een mythe over Jason en Caeneus by Sjón( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Op een scheepsreis vertellen twee opvarenden wonderlijke verhalen, ontleend aan Griekse en Noordse mythen
Uit de bek van de walvis by Sjón( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and Dutch and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een IJslandse dichter en filosoof wordt in de 17e eeuw verbannen naar een eenzaam eiland, waar hij zijn geschiedenis memoreert
Schattenfuchs : Roman by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Gleißen der Nacht : Roman by Sjón( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skugga-Baldur : þjóðsaga by Sjón( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Icelandic and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman. Den islandske folkesagnstradition benyttes til at formidle et af nutidens etiske problemer
Le moindre des mondes : récit by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le pasteur Baldur Skuggason, fusil à l'épaule et fureur au ventre, est parti chasser la renarde quand il rencontre Friorik, un lettré qui a étudié la médecine au Danemark et qui s'occupe d'Abba, une jeune fille trisomique
Post by Björk( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews met de IJslandse popzangeres (1962- ) en haar medewerkers
The London 2012 Olympic Games songbook ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Augu þín sáu mig : ástarsaga by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Icelandic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kærlighedshistorie i mange lag. Den ydre ramme er et pensionat, tidligere bordel, i Niedersachsen, hvor tjenestepigen Marie-Sophie under 2. verdenskrig i et hemmeligt rum bliver sat til at passe en forkommen flygtning
Myrkar fígúrur by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in Icelandic and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Argóarflísin : goðsaga um Jason og Keneif by Sjón( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in Icelandic and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harpoon whale watching massacre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of tourists on a whale-watching expedition are stalked by a family of murderous whalers on a barge
Mánasteinn : drengurinn sem aldrei var til by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in Icelandic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur la paupière de mon père : histoire d'un crime by Sjón( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspirée du mythe du Golem, cette histoire raconte le périple de Léo Löwe, un Juif qui a fui l'Allemagne nazie à bord d'un paquebot naviguant en direction de l'Islande. Il a pour unique bagage une boîte à chapeau contenant un petit garçon d'argile, qu'il n'aura de cesse de vouloir éveiller à la vie. Mais il lui faut pour cela affronter de nombreuses épreuves. --[Memento]
Með titrandi tár : glæpasaga by Sjón( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in Icelandic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sigurđsson, Sigurjón B. 1962-
Sigurðsson, Sigurjón Birgir.
Sigurðsson, Sigurjón Birgir 1962-
Sigurdsson, Sjón
Sigurdsson, Sjón 1962-
Sigurjón B. Sigurđsson 1962-
Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson.
Sigurjón Birgir Sigurđsson 1962-
Sigurosson, Sigurjón Birgir 1962-
Sigursson, Sigurjón Birgir
Sjón
Sjón Sigurdsson 1962-
Šūn
Triumph, Johnny 1962-
Languages
English (38)
Icelandic (37)
German (7)
French (6)
Dutch (5)
Spanish (3)
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