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The Whispering Muse free pdf Valdimar Haraldsson, an eccentric Icelander with elevated ideas about the influence of fish consumption on Nordic civilization, has had the good fortune to be invited to join a Danish merchant ship on its way to the Black Sea. What unfolds is a slender, brilliant novel that evokes Borges and Calvino as it weaves together tales of myth and antiquity.

About Sj N.

Sjon is the author of, among other works, "The Blue Fox "and "From the Mouth of the Whale." Born in Reykjavik in 1962, he is an awardwinning novelist, poet, and playwright, and his novels have been translated into twenty-five languages. He is the president of the Icelandic PEN Centre and chairman of the board of Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature. Also a lyricist, he has written songs for Bjork, including for her most recent project, "Biophilia," and was nominated for an Oscar for the lyrics he cowrote (with Lars von Trier) for "Dancer in the Dark." He lives in Reykjavik."

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Author : Sj N.
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Data Published : 01 April 2013
ISBN : 0374289077
EAN : 9780374289072
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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