A Hundred Thousand Hours (Heftet)


Gro Dahle

Norwegian title: Hundre tusen timer
Binding: Heftet
Year: 2012
Pages: 136
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202389567
Overview Hundre tusen timer

2012 is a jubilee year twice over for Gro Dahle. She celebrates 25 years as a writer and also, on the 15th May, her 50th birthday. This is the background to this new edition of A Hundred Thousand Hours, her 1996 collection of poetry, which became a classic. Steinar Opstad has written a new Afterword and, recorded on an included CD, the author reads the entire collection.Gro Dahle is one of the most loved of contemporary poets. Audience (1987) was the first of her seven collections. She has written for both adults and children, in many genres, and been awarded several literary prizes. She is particularly well known for her poetic books for children on themes which are normally not well covered. Her first novel for adults was The House in the Snow (Huset i snøen, 2006). Gro Dahle is also a highly regarded literary consultant and lecturer. A Hundred Thousand Hours is a collection of poems about the family, especially about mothers and daughters.«Gro Dahle writes intensely well about the bonds between mothers and their children.»Margreta Tveisme, Dag og Tid«I feel as if exposed to a 100 000 kWh charge and am still in shock.»Jan Jakob Tønseth, Dagbladet«... a definitive breakthrough in a great record of writing: poetry that deserves the widest readership. I am at a loss to think how to recommend this book in the best possible way.»Tore Renberg, Stavanger Aftenblad

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Reviews Hundre tusen timer

"(...) et definitivt gjennombrudd i et stort forfatterskap, dikt som fortjener et stort publikum. Jeg vet ikke min arme råd hvordan jeg skal få anbefalt boken på best mulig måte."

Tore Renberg, Stavanger Aftenblad

"Jeg føler at jeg har mottatt et støt på 100 000 kilowatt timer og jeg er fortsatt i sjokk."

Jan Jakob Tønseth, Dagbladet

"Gro Dahle skriv gysande godt om banda mellom mor og barn."

Margreta Tveisme, Dag og Tid

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Author Gro Dahle

Gro Dahle (b. 1962) writes for both children and adults. As a children's author she is known for her poetic books on themes that are often given little attention. Her poetry collections Riddles of Rain and A Hundred Thousand Hours have solid places in the canon of modern Norwegian poetry. She has also published novels and short stories.

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Foreign rights
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