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Olaf Olafsson


Olaf Olafsson

Olaf Olafsson was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. He is the author of the novels THE JOURNEY HOME, ABSOLUTION, WALKING INTO THE NIGHT, RESTORATION and ONE STATION AWAY, and a story collection, VALENTINES. He is the executive vice president of Time Warner and lives in New York City with his wife and three children.

Olaf Olafsson

Books by Olaf Olafsson

by Olaf Olafsson - Christian Fiction, Fiction, Personal Growth

A young nun is sent by the Vatican to investigate allegations of misconduct at a Catholic school in Iceland. During her time there, on a gray winter’s day, a young student at the school watches the school’s headmaster, Father August Franz, fall to his death from the church tower. Two decades later, the child --- now a grown man, haunted by the past --- calls the nun back to the scene of the crime.

by Olaf Olafsson - Fiction

An overlooked pianist who finally receives fraught success after decades of disappointment. An elusive dancer whose untimely death her fiancé is desperate to untangle. A mysterious patient who is comatose after a violent accident. These are the three women who animate ONE STATION AWAY. Magnus, a New York neurologist --- son to one, lover to another, and doctor to a third --- is the thread that binds these women’s stories together as he navigates relationships defined by compromise and misunderstanding, guilt and forgiveness, and, most of all, by an obsessive attempt to communicate --- to understand and to be understood, to love and to be loved.

by Olaf Olafsson - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Having grown up in a circle of wealthy British ex-pats in Florence in the 1920s, Alice Orsini shocks everyone when she marries the son of a minor Italian landowner. But her restlessness pulls her a reckless affair that will have devastating consequences.