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Elling : a novel

Author: Ingvar Ambjørnsen; Don Bartlett; Kari Dickson
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : MacAdam/Cage Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elling is the endearing and hilarious story of two outsiders struggling to come to terms with the real world. Recently released from a mental hospital, Elling (shy, neurotic, plagued by a wildly overactive imagination) and his best friend Kjell Barnes (big, dim, fundamentally opposed to changing his underwear) share an apartment in Oslo and quickly find themselves overwhelmed by a pregnant neighbor, their demanding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingvar Ambjørnsen; Don Bartlett; Kari Dickson
ISBN: 9781596922556 1596922559 9781596922563 1596922567
OCLC Number: 154772426
Notes: "Published in Great Britain as Beyond the great indoors by Transworld Publishers, 2005"--Title page verso.
Translators from title page verso.
Description: 294 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Elling.
Responsibility: by Ingvar Ambjørnsen ; [translation by Don Bartlett and Kari Dickson].

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Elling is the endearing and hilarious story of two outsiders struggling to come to terms with the real world. Recently released from a mental hospital, Elling (shy, neurotic, plagued by a wildly overactive imagination) and his best friend Kjell Barnes (big, dim, fundamentally opposed to changing his underwear) share an apartment in Oslo and quickly find themselves overwhelmed by a pregnant neighbor, their demanding caseworker, and the ringing telephone.

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