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The great weaver from Kashmir

Author: Halldór Laxness; Philip Roughton
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Archipelago Books edView all editions and formats
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Shortly after World War I, Steinn, a young Icelandic poet-philosopher, heads abroad to make himself the most perfect man on earth and perceive glory on the visage of things. Leaving behind his homeland and would-be sweetheart, Diljá, for Europe, Steinn proves a master of any doctrine he cares to take up, but fails to satisfy his longing for perfection.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Halldór Laxness; Philip Roughton
ISBN: 9780979333088 0979333083
OCLC Number: 220421714
Description: 450 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Vefarinn mikli frá Kasmír.
Responsibility: Halldór Laxness ; translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton.
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Shortly after World War I, Steinn, a young Icelandic poet-philosopher, heads abroad to make himself the most perfect man on earth and perceive glory on the visage of things. Leaving behind his homeland and would-be sweetheart, Diljá, for Europe, Steinn proves a master of any doctrine he cares to take up, but fails to satisfy his longing for perfection.

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