This is a magical fable of the power of unshackled desire, set in a North Sea fishing community. Maren's unrequited passion for a Dutch seaman reaches fever pitch and sparks a sequence of arguments, thefts, fires and fights. The entire tranquil, ordered village goes crazy in her passion's wake.
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oystein lonn is one of Norway's most celebrated and successful writers. Many of his books have been translated widely - into other languages, into screenplays for films and into plays for the stage. In 1995 he was awarded the Nordic Council's Prize for Literature, Scandinavia's most prestigious literary honour.Review:
'This is a book for the reader to appreciate in the way one would a painting by an Old Master from a variety of angles and distances. It is a novel that will linger in the mind long after the reader finishes it.' Dagens Naeringsliv
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Book Description Flamingo, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007113331
Book Description Flamingo, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007113331