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