Peter Høeg's first novel is an interweaving of the lives and loves of four families, within which histories time expands, clocks stop or race forward at will. The dreams and disappointments of the children of the author's magnificent imagination foreshadow the themes of Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow and Borderliners
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The first novel by the author of "Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow".About the Author:
Peter Hoeg was born in 1957 and followed various callings - dancer, actor, fencer, sailor, mountaineer - before he turned seriously to writing. After publishing a volume of short stories and this, his first novel, in 1988 ( a book which was acclaimed in Denmark by Information as evidence enough that Hoeg was "the foremost writer of his generation"), he went on to write assured him an international reputation. This novel is being filmed by Billie August. The variety of his talent was amply demonstrated with his subsequent novel, Borderliners, a remarkable study of children which caused controversy within Denmark and beyond. Barbara Haveland, a Scot married to a Norwegian, and resident in Denmark, has translated Peter Hoeg's Borderliners, and his most recent novel The Woman and the Ape. She is also translator of Solvej Balle's According to the Law.
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Book Description Vintage, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 352 pages. 7.80x4.88x1.18 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099599732
Book Description Vintage, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099599732