Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (e-bok)
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Utgivningsdatum
2017-02-23
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Pushkin Press
Översättare
Misha Hoekstra
ISBN
9781782273134
Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (e-bok)

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (e-bok)

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017A spikily funny, startlingly perceptive and beautifully written novel about modern life by the brightest light in Danish fictionSonja's over forty, and she's trying to move in the right direction. She's learning to drive. She's joined a meditation group. And she's attempting to reconnect with her sister.But Sonja would rather eat cake than meditate.Her driving instructor won't let her change gear.And her sister won't return her calls.Sonja's mind keeps wandering back to the dramatic landscapes of her childhood - the singing whooper swans, the endless sky, and getting lost barefoot in the rye fields - but how can she return to a place that she no longer recognizes? And how can she escape the alienating streets of Copenhagen?Mirror, Shoulder, Signalis a poignant, sharp-witted tale of one woman's journey in search of herself when there's no one to ask for directions.Dorthe Norswas born in 1970 and studied literature at the University of Aarhus. She is one of the most original voices in contemporary Danish literature. Her short stories have appeared in numerous international periodicals including includingThe Boston ReviewandHarpers,and she is the first Danish writer ever to have a story published in theNew Yorker.Nors has published four novels so far, in addition to a collection of storiesKarate Chop, and a novellaMinna needs rehearsal space, also published by Pushkin Press.Karate Chopwon the prestigious P. O. Enquist Literary Prize in 2014. She lives in rural Jutland, Denmark.
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