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Gregorius

Author: Bengt Ohlsson
Publisher: London : Portobello, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1905 Hjalmar Soderberg published his diary novel, Doctor Glas, a literary tour de force which has remained one of the masterpieces of Swedish literature. It is a complicated love triangle, which culminates in the murder of Gregorius, an apparently repulsive and hypocritical priest, by Doctor Glas, hopelessly in love with Gregorius' young wife. It is the story of one man's decision to take another man's life, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 9781846270161 1846270162
OCLC Number: 123114604
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2008
Description: xv, 422 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Bengt Ohlsson ; translated from the Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella ; with a preface by Margaret Atwood.

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Aging and unattractive, the widowed Pastor Gregorius seems to have been granted a second chance at happiness when Helga, the young girl he has been fascinated by since her childhood, accepts his  Read more...

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