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FREE READ Jeg forbanner tidens elv 100 READ ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Å Per Petterson CHARACTERS Jeg forbanner tidens elv W footing in his life As he attempts to negotiate the present changes around him he casts his mind back to holidays on the beach with his brothers and to the early days of his courtship Most importantly he revisits the idealism of his communist youth when he chose the factory floor over the college education his mother had struggled so hard to provide Back then Arvid's loyalty to his working class background out. I love how this author takes me to spaces with such a gentle touch One hardly notices when he sets the main thread aside and and smoothly detours to another time and place Somehow he consistently maintains the narrative as before you know it you ve returned to where you once were A man learns that his mother is dying He goes to her from Oslo to the summer cabin of her youth in Denmark It is here they will try to find peace and a way to say fare thee well This is a story that can grip your insides and remind you of times like this in your life Yet it is told with such an in depth recognition of how we humans at times stumble through life and death that one closes the book feeling understood and soothed

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FREE READ Jeg forbanner tidens elv 100 READ ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Å Per Petterson CHARACTERS Jeg forbanner tidens elv An enthralling novel of a mother and son's turbulent relationship from the author of Out Stealing HorsesNorway 1989 Communism is unraveling all over Europe Arvid Jansen thirty seven is trying to bridge the yawning gulf that opened up years earlier between himself and his mother He is in the throes of a divorce and she has just been diagnosed with cancer Over a few intense autumn days Arvid struggles to find a ne. Fragile images of departure the village back thenI curse the river of time thirty two years have passed Arvid Jansen the narrator of the novel is occupied with own failures Disappointed with youthful ideas embittered with marriage that is on the rocks and to cap it all off he just learnt about mother s illness and her unexpected journey to native Denmark to their summer house On strange impulse Arvid follows her and by the way for a moment escapes own troubles and the whole novel is a uiet examination of these threads I curse the river of time is a understated and low keyed novel It s fragmented at times even disjointed I m strangely attracted by the writers who can render substance with silence than dozens words who leave something to read between th

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FREE READ Jeg forbanner tidens elv 100 READ ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Å Per Petterson CHARACTERS Jeg forbanner tidens elv Weighed his mother's wish for him to escape it As Petterson's masterful narrative shifts effortlessly through the years we see Arvid tentatively circling his mother unable to tell her what she already knows he is thinking In its piercing and moving portrait of their layered relationship I Curse the River of Time bears all the hallmarks of Petterson's compassion for humanity that has won him readers the world ove. The author makes lots of references about books especially those of Hemingway and Remarue His protagonist drinks Calvados like the doomed lovers in Remarues novels Though he mocks at Hemingway s behaviour towards Fitzgerald he imitates Hemingway s style of writing a lot and I m not sure should I hate or love him for it Maybe this resemblance makes the book so alluring I laughed again You and I I said Just you and I Isn t it fun she said and she smiled I let the oars rest in the rowlocks The water around the boat fell silent and silently the cabin was floating up above the rocks and the smoke rose softly from the chimney and how impossible it was to grasp that in the end something as fine as this could be ground into dustAnyway it was a fine

  • Hardcover
  • 233
  • Jeg forbanner tidens elv
  • Per Petterson
  • English
  • 11 October 2018
  • 9781555975562