Lead (Heftet)

Author:

Lars Saabye Christensen

Norwegian title: Bly
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Binding: Heftet
Year: 2008
Pages: 336
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202286415
Kategori: Romaner
Overview Bly

Kim Karlsen, the leading character in the Saabye Christensen novel Beatles, arrives in Oslo by ferry from Denmark. He is looking for meaning, for something to believe in. He finds Vivi...

In Lead, Lars Saabye Christensen twists together strands from several of his earlier novels. The author was awarded the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize for this novel.

‘You are caught by its magic language – a phosphorescent language that Saabye masters with almost intimidating skill – and that, as well as new perspectives on Oslo, offers us a portrait of a man, Kim.’
POLITIKEN, Denmark

‘Lars Saabye Christensen is masterly in his depiction of young love as it teeters between trust and fear, weakness and arrogance.’
STAVANGER AFTENBLAD

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«Lars Saabye Christensen er mesterlig når han skildrer ung forelskelse i brennpunktet mellom tillit og angst, avmakt og overmot.»
Steinar Sivertsen, Stavanger Aftenblad

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Author Lars Saabye Christensen
Lars Saabye Christensen (1953–) has published a number of novels, poetry and short story collections since his literary debut in 1976 with The Story of Gly(Historien om Gly). His breakthrough came with Beatles (1984), one of the greatest literary sales successes in Norway that, over the years, new generations continue to hold close to their hearts. The author received the Nordic Council Literature Prize for The Half Brother (Halvbroren) in 2001.

He has also received the Riverton Prize, the Critics' Prize, the Brage Prize, the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize, the Dobloug Prize and the Norwegian Reader's Prize. The author has been published in 36 countries.

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