HISTORY OF DANISH DREAMS

ISBN 13: 9781575110066

HISTORY OF DANISH DREAMS

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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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"Hoeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry--prose that demands to be read aloud and savored."--"The New Yorker"

"An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy."--"The Washington Post"

"A very fine piece of imaginative writing."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Soren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and Garcia Marquez, to rewrite the universe."--"The Nation"

"A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history."--Booklist

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"Høeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry—prose that demands to be read aloud and savored."--"The New Yorker"

"An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy."--"The Washington Post"

"A very fine piece of imaginative writing."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Søren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and García Márquez, to rewrite the universe."--"The Nation"

"A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history."--Booklist

"" 

"Hoeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry--prose that demands to be read aloud and savored."--"The New Yorker"

"An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy."--"The Washington Post"

"A very fine piece of imaginative writing."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Soren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and Garcia Marquez, to rewrite the universe."--"The Nation"

"A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history."--Booklist

""

Hoeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry--prose that demands to be read aloud and savored. "The New Yorker"

An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy. "The Washington Post"

A very fine piece of imaginative writing. "The New York Times Book Review"

A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Soren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and Garcia Marquez, to rewrite the universe. "The Nation"

A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history. "Booklist""

Hoeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry--prose that demands to be read aloud and savored. The New Yorker

An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy. The Washington Post

A very fine piece of imaginative writing. The New York Times Book Review

A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Soren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and Garcia Marquez, to rewrite the universe. The Nation

A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history. Booklist

"

"Hoeg writes prose that is as bitter, changeable, and deep-fathomed as poetry--prose that demands to be read aloud and savored." --The New Yorker

"An exuberant, freewheeling fantasy." --The Washington Post

"A very fine piece of imaginative writing." --The New York Times Book Review

"A young man's all-or-nothing book, as if Soren and Hans, those melancholy Danes, had teamed up and set sail, with Melville and Garcia Marquez, to rewrite the universe." --The Nation

"A uniquely talented writer . . . A multigenerational saga spanning four centuries of Danish history." --Booklist

Book Description:

At once uplifiting and unsettling, this is a beautifully crafted panorama of family life.

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