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Through the night

Author: Stig Sæterbakken; Seán Kinsella, (Translator)
Publisher: CHAMPAIGN : DALKEY ARCHIVE Press, 2013. ©2011
Series: Norwegian literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Dentist Karl Meyer's worst nightmare comes true when his son, Ole-Jakob, takes his own life. This tragedy is the springboard for a complex novel posing essential questions about human experience: What does sorrow do to a person? How can one live with the pain of unbearable loss? How far can a man be driven by the grief and despair surrounding the death of a child? A dark and harrowing story, drawing on elements from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stig Sæterbakken; Seán Kinsella, (Translator)
ISBN: 9781564788740 1564788741 9781564788627 1564788628
OCLC Number: 829239368
Notes: "Originally published as Gjennom natten by Cappelen Damm, Oslo, 2011."
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Norwegian literature series.
Other Titles: Gjennom natten.
Responsibility: Stig Sæterbakken ; Translated by Seán Kinsella.

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Dentist Karl Meyer's worst nightmare comes true when his son, Ole-Jakob, takes his own life. This tragedy is the springboard for a complex novel posing essential questions about human experience: What does sorrow do to a person? How can one live with the pain of unbearable loss? How far can a man be driven by the grief and despair surrounding the death of a child? A dark and harrowing story, drawing on elements from dreams, fairy tales, and horror stories, the better to explore the mysterious depths of sorrow and love.

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