This May both Iceland and Scotland go to the Polls. Sally Magnusson, half Icelandic and half Scottish, travels to the homeland of her father and discovers a titanic struggle for the very soul of Iceland. Sally uncovers an epic battle between the new industrailists and the recently invigorated environmentalists. As geological forces are literally pulling the country apart, so are the politics of Iceland's unique landscape. What lessons can we learn from the Icelanders? Why are they so politically engaged? Why are Google and Microsoft eyeing them up? And who will win the battle to decide Iceland's destiny?