Tentacles (Innbundet)


Tore Aurstad

Norwegian title: Fangarmer
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2016
Pages: 288
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202503826
Age: 14 - 18
Overview Fangarmer

In 1928 the American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft wrote a horror story, 'The Call of Cthulhu,' about the fearsome experiences of the Norwegian seaman Gustaf Johansen in the Antarctic Ocean. The story continues in Tore Aurstad's Fangarmer, where we meet Johansen's young neighbours in Oslo and hear what went on where Lovecraft's story stops.

Join an adventurous and dangerous voyage to the Antarctic Ocean where tough whale-hunters work for a living and are themselves hunted by mysterious fish-like creatures. Learn about sunken islands, ghost ships, sea-monsters, a famous Norwegian explorer and an object with magic powers. Take part in a dangerous expedition on which the young Amund Nordfjord and his companions are hunted by a mysterious sailing ship crewed by creatures from another world.

Nominated to UPRISEN 2016 - The Young Readers Award.

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Author Tore Aurstad

Tore Aurstad (1972-) grew up in Aurskog, near Oslo and studied art history at the University of Oslo. In the mid-90s, he took up literary translation which remains an interest of his.

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