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A summer of drowning

Author: John Burnside
Publisher: London : Vintage Digital, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a critical point in her career, painter Angelika Rossdal moves to Kvaloya, a small island deep in the Arctic Circle, to dedicate herself to the solitary pursuit of her craft. With her, she brings her young daughter, Liv, who grows up isolated and unable or unwilling to make friends her own age. Now 28, Liv looks back on her life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Burnside
ISBN: 9781448130429 1448130425
OCLC Number: 1004568431
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Responsibility: John Burnside.

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A young girl, Liv, lives with her mother on a remote island in the Arctic Circle. Her only friend is an old man who beguiles her with tales of trolls, mermaids, and the huldra, a wild spirit who  Read more...

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In this beautifully sustained novel madness, mystery and myth-making collide. Burnside has an eerie attunement to the ineffable nature of existence and the fictions we construct to navigate and Read more...

 
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