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All great wealth was inconsistent with common sense.
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|Birth:||23rd April, 1902|
|Death:||8th February, 1998|
Halldór Kiljan Laxness was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was an Icelandic writer. He wrote poetry, newspaper articles, plays, travelogues, short stories, and novels. Major influences included August Strindberg, Sigmund Freud, Sinclair Lewis, Upton Sinclair, Bertolt Brecht and Ernest Hemingway. In 1955 he received the Nobel Prize in Literature and is the only Icelandic Nobel laureate. He wrote several novels include: Child of Nature, Under the Holy Mountain, The Great Weaver from Kashmir, Independent People, The Light of the World, Iceland's Bell, The Atom Station, The Fish Can Sing, The Happy Warriors, Paradise Reclaimed, and Under the Glacier.
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