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The blue room

Author: Hanne Ørstavik; Deborah Dawkin
Publisher: London : Peirene, 2014.
Series: Peirene title, no. 14.; Coming-of-age series (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Johanne is a young woman in her twenties who lives in Oslo with her mother. When she falls in love with Ivar, she finally feels ready to leave home. The couple plan a trip to America. But the morning of her departure, Johanne wakes up to find the door locked. Can she overcome her fears? Will she shout for help? Will she climb out of her seventh floor window?"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hanne Ørstavik; Deborah Dawkin
ISBN: 9781908670151 1908670150
OCLC Number: 876292550
Language Note: In English, translated from Norwegian.
Description: 164 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Peirene title, no. 14.; Coming-of-age series (London, England)
Other Titles: Like sant som jeg er virkelig.
Responsibility: Hanne Ørstavik ; translated from the Norwegian by Deborah Dawkin.

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