You say, I say (Innbundet)

Series:  381

Author:

Kaia Linnea Dahle Nyhus

Norwegian title: Du sier, jeg sier
Author:
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2019
Pages: 152
Publisher: Flamme Forlag
Språk: Bokmål
Series:
Serienummer: 381
ISBN/EAN: 9788282883245
Kategori: Literature and Fiction
Overview Du sier, jeg sier

I say the air is bad.
I say that I want to air.
Just for a few minutes.
Cross draft in both rooms.

You say You want coke.
I say that the Pepsi has been left for at least two days.
I say that I can not remember opening it.
Maybe a week?

You say that we can try.
We unscrew the cork and listen to it fizz.
You can never know.
I say that I want some too.

In this book we meet a young couple. They share their everyday life, talk to each other, meet each others language. With each their own voice they build what will be their common story.

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Reviews Du sier, jeg sier

"Kaia Dahle Nyhus’ diktbok syner på ein genuin måte korleis fellesskap, og kanskje også konfliktar, vert bygde i språket, ganske enkelt ved at eitt ord tek eit anna. Eit par er berre to, men samstundes speglar dei ei heil verd. Det vert fint."

Sindre Ekrheim, Dag og Tid

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Author Kaia Linnea Dahle Nyhus

Kaia Linnea Dahle Nyhus (1990–) studied visual communication at the National Academy of Arts in Oslo, and also studied illustration at the Luzern College in Switzerland.
She has illustrated several of Gro Dahles books, and was awarded the Ministry of Cultures Illustration Prize in 2011 for the book Hope, said Goose. The War, from 2013 was nominated to the Norwegian Critics Prize and The Nordic Councils Children’s literature prize. In 2014 she made her own debut with the book Do you want to hear a secret, that she received the NBU Debutant Prize for.

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