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Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson


999 Abroad

999 Abroad is an illustrated collection of short stories by the Icelandic fiction writer Börkur Sigurbjörnsson. The short stories are based on real events in the author’s life as an Icelander living abroad. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy. Börkur is an avid storyteller whose narratives are packed with funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. The title of the book comes from Registers Iceland and refers to the values used for postal-code and town in the registration of Icelandic citizens living abroad. The collection of short stories is illustrated by Yana Volkovich.

Paperbacks and e-books

999 Abroad — Cover design by Ana Piñeyro
Cover design by Ana Piñeyro

999 Abroad is available as a paperback book from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

The book is available for the Amazon Kindle reader in the Amazon Kindle Store and for other e-book readers, tablets or smartphones in Apple Books, Kobo, and Storytel.

More information about the short story collection is available on Goodreads.

Online at Urban Volcano

The short stories are also available to read for free online.