This is the stand alone sequel to Sondre Midthun’s critically-acclaimed début novel Don´t ever come closer. The main character is living in secret in Malangen, where he grew up. Here, he stands face to face with his childhood memories, the village and not least himself.
Farewell to all that is an intense, clever, sad, but sometimes also surprisingly funny novel, full of human relationships and existential reflection.
"Sondre Midthuns new novel is an ambitious and thought-provoking tale of lies and dissimulation."
"It is an interesting and agonizing read: The life of the protagonist is a monstrous echo chamber, where everything confirms his twisted ideas. Midthun creates scenes and dialogues swinging from the witty to the grotesque. With ´Farewell to all that´, Midthun proves - again - to be a sharp-sighted portrayer of human mechanisms, of blemishes, scars and fears."
"An intense and believable psychological portrait of a young mans journey towards the abyss, with a certain lash in the often awkward dialogues and embarrassing every day conflicts."
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