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The atom station

Author: Halldór Laxness
Publisher: Sag Harbor, N.Y. : Second Chance Press, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Laxness describes the popular reaction to an attempt by the U.S. to buy land for a nuclear base near Reykjavik. He contrasts corruption and decadence in the capital with the simple life of peasants in the north ... Rich, lyrical prose, all expertly interpreted in the translation. Among the many vivid characters, the narrator stands out: her wit, pride, and simplicity bring to mind heroines like Jane Eyre..". --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Halldór Laxness
ISBN: 0933256302 9780933256309 0933256310 9780933256316
OCLC Number: 8641162
Notes: Translation of: Atómstöðin.
Description: 202 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Atómstöðin.
Responsibility: Halldor Laxness ; translated by Magnus Magnusson.

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"Laxness describes the popular reaction to an attempt by the U.S. to buy land for a nuclear base near Reykjavik. He contrasts corruption and decadence in the capital with the simple life of peasants in the north ... Rich, lyrical prose, all expertly interpreted in the translation. Among the many vivid characters, the narrator stands out: her wit, pride, and simplicity bring to mind heroines like Jane Eyre..". -- Booklist.

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