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Thanks for mentioning this! Goes straight on my wishlist! :)
Now I have checked, Per Petterson lost 4 family members in a fire on the ferry called Scandinavian Star in 1990, his parents, his brother and a...
Apology accepted! :)
I think its very unfair as their style of writing is not the same and they write from different "places". I got the...
I think it VERY unfair to compare Petterson with Banville! :angry:
Where Banville seems to try to impress the reader with his long sentences,...
A kind friend pointed me to this thread as he knows that I love Per Petterson and right now Im reading "I curse the river of time"
Denmark to be more precise. :)
I know of one more Norweigan book, you have read:
"The halfbrother" by Lars Saabye Christensen! ;)
I think I buy 1-2 per month, some times more and then other months none.
Yes I do believe that people can change or in the case that you mention escape her backgrown.
She has already changed her way by moving away....
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Until I find you by John Irving
Den vidunderlige kærligheds historie by Carl-Johan Vallgren (danish book by swedish...
Ive read 35 books this year! Im actually surprised as I have had a few slow months and didnt think I had read more than 25.
I just got "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson!
I wish everybody a happy new year! All the best to you all!
Ive just read "Another Bullshit Night in Suck City" by Nick Flynn. I really liked the book and would think it fit the...
I havent been around for a while, so I was happy to read your thread that you are back home!
Sounds nice that nearly all the students are back,...
The plot against America by Philip Roth 3/5
Travels in the scriptorium by Paul Auster 4/5
Den perfekte elsker by Majbritte Ulrikkeholm...
To kill a mockingbird Harper Lee
The color purple Alice walker
Beloved Toni Morrison
The hours Michael Cunningham
I have read Paul Auster´s latest book "Travels in the Scriptorium". It has been published here in Denmark before anywhere else, but it should get...
I was at home watching tv. I couldnt really believe the breaking news! I think it wasnt untill they had repeated it a couple of time, that I got...
I would recommend for Norway, Linn Ullman "Before you sleep" or Jan Kjærstad "The Seducer". (they are more modern than Knud Hamsun).
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