Olafur Johann Olafsson (b. 1962) — Icelandic writer has been living in the USA more than for 20 years. His major books were published in English under the name Olaf Olafsson. The paper deals with his works and focuses on the sort stories collection “Nine Keys”, novels “Absolution” and “’Hie Journey Home”. These texts made the name Olaf Olafsson worldwide famous.