Filthy, damp, cold and exhausting, living in Iceland for most of the past millennium had one redeeming feature: that the long dark winter evenings gave people the chance to read a lot and tell stories.
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The High North The Arctic contest heats up Oct 9th 2008 | OSLO From The Economist print edition What is Russia up to in the seas above Europe? COLD, empty and rich in fish and minerals, the seas of the “High North” are a tempting prize for a big, confident country. Even before the startling news …