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Tales of the night

Author: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A collection of chiaroscuro stories by a Danish writer. One is on a woman idealizing love who discovers its reality, another is on a judge who runs off with a young man he just sentenced for homosexuality, a third is on a 1920s European whose eyes are opened to the dark side of civilizing African natives. By the author of The Woman and the Ape.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
ISBN: 0374272549 9780374272548
OCLC Number: 37310723
Description: 278 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Journey into a dark heart --
Hommage à Bournonville --
The verdict on the Right Honorable Ignatio Landstad Rasker, Lord Chief Justice --
An experiment on the constancy of love --
Portrait of the avant-garde --
Pity for the children of Vaden town --
Story of a marriage --
Reflection of a young man in balance.
Other Titles: Fortællinger om natten.
Responsibility: Peter Høeg ; translated by Barbara Haveland.

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A collection of chiaroscuro stories by a Danish writer. One is on a woman idealizing love who discovers its reality, another is on a judge who runs off with a young man he just sentenced for homosexuality, a third is on a 1920s European whose eyes are opened to the dark side of civilizing African natives. By the author of The Woman and the Ape.

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