|Norwegian title:||Ut av krisen|
|Norwegian subtitle:||Beretninger om sammenbrudd og tilsynelatende håpløshet, men også om mot og den ukjente styrken som bor i oss alle|
The past year has given us a totally new insight into and understanding of what a social crisis is. But what does a cataclysmic crisis look like to people who have experienced it close up – when everything they have falls apart and they have to rebuild their entire life from scratch?
The mother who had to come to terms with her daughter’s death at the hands of terrorists and the mother who had to cope with the fact that her son was a terrorist; the wife who suddenly discovered that her husband had condemned their family to a life of poverty through online gambling; the man who lost all use of his limbs and was written off by medical science until his wife found out that he was capable of communicating, albeit slowly and using just one finger; the man who wrote off the world and locked himself into his man-cave – for good.
With warm empathy and wisdom, award-winning journalist and author Marte Spurkland offers us a series of stories about collapse and apparent hopelessness, but also about the courage and unknown strength that lives in all of us.
«Måten Spurkland forteller på, føles real og nøktern, som om hun spør og skriver fordi hun er genuint nysgjerrig på hvordan i all verden mennesker klarer å overleve det de noen ganger overlever.»
«Spurklands veloverveide og sobre – og lyttende – stil går godt i hop med krisens alminnelighet. Og uansett hvordan vi vrir og vender på det vil mangfoldet som kommer frem her være en god start på en større refleksjon»Kjetil Røed, Vårt land