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Jón Björnsson from Holt: A local lad who became a successful author

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Jón Björnsson from Holt: A local lad who became a successful author

The author Jón Björnsson from Holt farm

The author Jón Björnsson from Holt farm

Holt farm was a cultured home that had a fine collection of books. In 1907 a boy was born there by the name of Jón Björnsson. In later life Björnsson went on to become a well-known writer in Scandinavia. His first stories had already been published before he left for Denmark in 1930 to study Danish and literature.
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