Laxness

[ lahks-nes ]
/ ˈlɑks nɛs /

noun

Hall·dór Kil·jan [hahl-dohr -kil-yahn], /ˈhɑl doʊr ˈkɪl yɑn/, 1902–98, Icelandic writer: Nobel Prize 1955.

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Laxness
/ (ˈlaxsnɛs) /

noun

Halldór (Kiljan) (haldəʊr). 1902–98, Icelandic novelist, noted for his treatment of rural working life in Iceland. His works include Salka Valka (1932) and Independent People (1935). Nobel prize for literature 1955
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