Murmur (Innbundet)

Author:

Cornelius Steinkjer

Norwegian title: Sorl
Author:
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2023
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202783303
Kategori: Literature and Fiction
Overview Sorl

Lyder Alving buys a flat to live in with Rebecca. But shortly after Lyder realises he isn’t able to live with Rebecca and he impulsively moves out. At a funeral a few months later, he meets the more stable Hedvig, and a quiet love triangle unfolds. Lyder is stuck between Rebecca’s turbulent lifestyle, and the monotone, continuous existence of Hedvig.

Murmur depicts how the day to day can look like with bipolar disorder. Instead of focusing on the extremities, the author puts the focus on the thoughts that arrive alongside the mood swings, and the constant doubt regarding which life you’re supposed to be living: A life full of mood swings, or the stable life that society appears to demand.

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