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The Half Brother book. Half-Brother by Lars Saabye Christensen. I read the English version translated by Kenneth Steven.
The Half Brother book. One afternoon in January in the new year of 1946, the Old One’s sitting up on Blåsen, the highest part of Sten Park, looking out over the silent city It makes her feel at peace to sit there.
And that is of supreme importance in the work of Lars Saabye Christensen, where all the strands of the narrative are drawn together and held, intricately and often imperceptibly
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Lars Saabye Christensen (Author), Kenneth Steven (Translator). I read Norwegian and have been reading Halvbroren (The Half Brother) in the original. The book is a gripping family saga in the Norwegian tradition, but in modern context. The translation is good style and seems to be an accurate translation, capturing the emotion and the content. 12 people found this helpful.
Lars Saabye Christensen, (born 21 September 1953 in Oslo) is a Norwegian/Danish author
Lars Saabye Christensen, (born 21 September 1953 in Oslo) is a Norwegian/Danish author. Saabye Christensen was raised in the Skillebekk neighbourhood of Oslo, but lived for many years in Sortland in northern Norway; both places play a major role in his work. He lives in Blindern, the university district of Oslo. He is half Danish and holds Danish rather than Norwegian citizenship.
Paul Binding on Lars Saabye Christensen's The Half Brother, a richly imaginative work touching .
Paul Binding on Lars Saabye Christensen's The Half Brother, a richly imaginative work touching on the mystery and incompleteness of identity. Paul Binding's Uncle Rudolf is published by Fourth Estate. Lars Saabye Christensen appears at the Guardian Hay festival with three other Scandinavian writers, Eva Marie Liffner, Johanna Sinisalo and Olafur Gunnarsson on May 29. Topics.
THE HALF BROTHER is a truly gripping, epic novel, hugely ambitious in scope and utterly compelling, a wonderful mixture of surreal comedy and touching intimacy. Lars Saabye Christensen. Перевод: Kenneth Steven. Издание: перепечатанное. In stunning detail and elegant prose it relates the lives of four generations of a far-from-ordinary family. It opens on May 8, 1945, when 20-year-old Vera, hoping to celebrate with her mother and grandmother the end of World War II, is brutally raped by an unknown assailant.
Lars Saabye Christensen. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. At the end of World War II, twenty-year-old Vera is brutally raped by an unknown assailant. From that rape is born a boy named Fred, a misfit who later becomes a talented boxer. Vera’s young son, Barnum, forms a special but bizarre relationship with his half brother, fraught with rivalry and dependence as well as love.
The Half BrotherLars Saabye ChristensenArcadia Books Ltd. 2003This is a book that cries out to be read. Kenneth Steven has achieved this
The Half BrotherLars Saabye ChristensenArcadia Books Ltd. It is a big book - in the English translation 764 pages. Kenneth Steven has achieved this. In a translators note he writes: 'All translation is a compromise; there are inevitable losses in bringing a richly woven literary text from its native tongue.
by Lars Saabye Christensen. I found this a haunting story. Set in Oslo, it is the tale of four generations seen through the eyes of Barnum, the youngest member of the family, a boy who doesn't grow. Barnum's half brother Fred, was conceived when his mother was raped - a tragedy that will scar every member of the family, Fred most of all. Find similar books Profile.
He is the translator of the Nordic Prize-winning novel The Half Brother, by Lars Saabye Christensen, also published by Arcade
He is the translator of the Nordic Prize-winning novel The Half Brother, by Lars Saabye Christensen, also published by Arcade. His BBC Radio 4 documentary on the island of St Kilda won him a Sony Award. He lives on the Isle of Seil, Argyll, Scotland.