- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- MacLehose Press
- Philip Roughton
- 196 x 132 x 24 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 148 g
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'The author has a lyrical, poetic style ... the action unfolds vividly and dramatically, and the reader feels part of the scene. The combination creates an unusually intense reading experience' Alannah Hopkinson, Irish Examiner. * Irish Examiner * 'An outstanding narrative ... like a long breath from the depths of the sea' Nils C. Ahl, Le Monde. * Nils C. Ahl, Le Monde * 'A glinting treasure' Der Spiegel. * Der Spiegel *
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Jon Kalman Stefansson's novels have been nominated three times for the Nordic Council Prize for Literature and his novel Summer Light, and then Comes the Night received the Icelandic Prize for Literature in 2005. In 2011 he was awarded the prestigious P.O. Enquist Award. He is perhaps best known for his trilogy - Heaven and Hell, The Sorrow of Angels (longlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize) and The Heart of Man (winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize) - and for Fish Have No Feet (longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017). Philip Roughton is a scholar of Old Norse and medieval literature and an award-winning translator of Icelandic literature, having translated works by numerous writers including Halldor Laxness. He was the winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize for his translation of Jon Kalman Stefansson's The Heart of Man, and shortlisted for the same prize for About the Size of the Universe.