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The Ice Palace.

Author: Tarjei Vesaas; Elizabeth Rokkan
Publisher: Chicago : Peter Owen Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new edition of what is commonly seen as the legendary Norwegian writer's masterpiece, this story tells the tale of Siss and Unn, two friends who have only spent one evening in each other's company. But so profound is this evening between them that when Unn inexplicably disappears, Siss's world is shattered. Siss's struggle with her fidelity to the memory of her friend and Unn's fatal exploration of the strange,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vesaas, Tarjei.
Ice Palace.
Chicago : Peter Owen Publishers, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tarjei Vesaas; Elizabeth Rokkan
ISBN: 9780720613766 0720613760 9780720613742 0720613744
OCLC Number: 849724747
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)

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A new edition of what is commonly seen as the legendary Norwegian writer's masterpiece, this story tells the tale of Siss and Unn, two friends who have only spent one evening in each other's company. But so profound is this evening between them that when Unn inexplicably disappears, Siss's world is shattered. Siss's struggle with her fidelity to the memory of her friend and Unn's fatal exploration of the strange, terrifyingly beautiful frozen waterfall that is the ""Ice Palace"" are described in prose of a lyrical economy that ranks among the most memorable achievements of modern lit.

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