Apr 26, 2015 the norwegian novelist per pettersons new book, i refuse, opens with a startling event, a rare spike of adrenaline in this meditative and melancholy story. Two of per petterson s novels have already been published to acclaim in britain, to siberia and in the wake. For per petterson lar seg aldri friste til a overeksponere stoffet og har en. Allereide da hadde eg komt langt nok til a synest at dette var velfortent. Originally written and published in norwegian, it was translated. In the same spare but evocative style that made readers fall in love with out stealing horses, petterson weaves a tale of two men whose acciden. Among the agreeable surprises of per pettersons novel is the misleading. Per petterson s i refuse is the work of an internationally acclaimed novelist at the height of his powers. Out stealing horses, by per petterson, trs anne born the. This is, perhaps, what happened to me watching the norwegian director hans petter molands film ut og stj. Han har arbeidet i bokhandel, oversetter og litteraturkritiker.
At berlin, the film won the silver bear for outstanding artistic contribution. Im balancing being the mother of a little boy with my very. Per petterson, born july 18, 1952, in oslo, norway, knew when he was eighteen that he wanted to be a writer. However, this knowledge remained buried in his psyche for many years as he pursued a. Among other awards it won the 2007 dublin impac award, one of the richest literary prizes in the world. Apr 24, 2015 near the end of per pettersons new novel, i refuse, the protagonist, tommy berggren, goes into a bookstore in oslo to pass the time before a date. Petterson knew from the age of 18 that he wanted to be a writer, but didnt embark on this career for many years his debut book, the short story collection aske i munnen, sand i skoa, ashes in the mouth, sand in the shoes was published 17 years later, when petterson was 35. Per petterson, first edition abebooks passion for books. Per pettersons i curse the river of time that he copied it out, word for wordperhaps hoping that his pure replica might unlock the. Per petterson project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Its fine by me by per petterson 20 0924 per petterson on.
It was selected to compete for the golden bear at the 69th berlin international film festival. Out stealing horses by per petterson the greatest books. Per petterson born 18 july 1952 in oslo is a norwegian novelist. Buy ut og stjaele hester norwegian language by petterson, per isbn. To siberia by per petterson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. In sum, its fine by me may appear a slim book, lacking a flashy storyline or. By nicole lee globe correspondent, april 23, 2015, 4. Out stealing horses has won the impac dublin literary award, the independent foreign fiction prize and the norwegian booksellers prize. There are certain things one comes to expect when reading a per petterson novel a. The film won the silver bear in the berlin international film festival. Per petterson 18 a viz gouere 1952 en oslo a zo ur skrivagner norvegiat en deus bet meur a briz lennegel. They may both be scandinavian, but pettersons books are as quiet and.
Per petterson is one of my absolute favourite authors and this is his 8th book to be translated into english all of which i have read. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. Sommeren 1948 bor trond og garen hans pa ei seter ved ei elv naer grensa til sverige. A former librarian and bookseller, petterson lives in oslo, norway. Per petterson fekk bade kritikerprisen og bokhandlerprisen for ut og stj. Reading a petterson novel is like falling into a northern landscape paintingall shafts of light and clear palpable chill. Jan 02, 2009 since the success of out stealing horses, petterson has been in demand at book festivals from israel to iceland, but he has found that the pressure of life outside his cosy work cabin, 50 metres. A family approach to fiction lets get one thing straight. Free book out stealing horses by per petterson for price. This page is automatically generated based on what facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic. Per petterson was born in oslo in 1952 and worked for several years as an unskilled labourer and a bookseller. Per petterson is a writer, known for out stealing horses 2019, dagsrevyen 1958 and lhora del lector 2007. He has won the international impac dublin literary award, the independent foreign fiction prize and the nordic council literature prize. Per pettersons hotly anticipated new novel, i refuse, is the work of an internationally acclaimed novelist at the height of his powers.
Buy a cheap copy of its fine by me book by per petterson. Per petterson, born in oslo, norway in 1952, worked for several years as an unskilled labourer, trained as a librarian, and worked as a bookseller, writer, and translator before publishing his first work, aske i munnen, sand i skoa ash in his mouth, sand in his shoe, a volume of short stories, in 1987. His debut book was aske i munnen, sand i skoa 1987, a collection of short stories. Her hjemme mottok petterson bokhandlerprisen og kritikerprisen for. Norwegian author per petterson is not stieg larsson. He made his literary breakthrough in 2003 with the prizewinning novel out stealing horses, which has been published in fortynine languages and won the international impac dublin literary award and the independent foreign fiction prize. His novel out stealing horses made the bestseller lists in the new york times and has been translated into more than 50 languages.
I refuse by per petterson 20150407 per petterson on. Pages in category novels by per petterson the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. Per petterson we cannot know each other about being an existentialist writer, his penchant for workingclass solidarity and a longing for silence books, arts and culture prospero. Get an adfree experience with special benefits, and directly support reddit.
Per petterson vinnare av nordiska radets litteraturpris 2009 vid utdelningen i stockholm under nordiska radets session 1 cropped. Few norwegian writers have had the kind of success abroad that per petterson has enjoyed. Per petterson, richard poe narrator, anne born translator isbn. In norway the book has been a huge bestseller, and rights have already been sold into sixteen countries. Per petterson books list of books by author per petterson. Per petterson brings steinbeck to norway in his latest novel. Boka fekk ogsa stor internasjonale merksemd, og er oversatt til 50 sprak. There are moments where his astute observations and beautiful descriptions sent chills down my spine. Sommeren 1948 bor 15 ar gamle trond og faren hans pa ei seter. As winter arrives he discovers he has a neighbor, a man trond knew back in.
It was translated into english in 2005 by anne born, published in the uk that year, and in the us in 2007. The norwegian novelist per petterson is being introduced to swedish readers by virtue of a story as subtle as it is striking this is endlessly entrancing reading. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. However it was his first novel and second book after the story collection ashes in my no one could hurt him, no one could reach him, he could go wherever he wanted. Media in category per petterson the following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. Dec 10, 2012 per pettersons coming of age novel, written in 1992, has only recently been translated into english. Nov 21, 2012 per petterson betrakter jeg som en av var tids beste norske forfattere. Previously he had worked for years in a factory as an unskilled labourer, as his parents had done before him, and had.
It was translated into english in 2005 by anne born. Per petterson is the author of books including in the wake, to siberia, and i curse the river of time. With the use of stark, simple language, norwegian author per petterson tells the complex story. Full book out stealing horses by per petterson txt wiki authors purchase read no registration pdf phone. Jul 12, 2017 per petterson brings steinbeck to norway in his latest novel all in the family drawing from ibsens a dolls house and steinbecks the moon is down, norwegian author per petterson weaves a. I refuse is by per petterson, the author of out stealing horses, a book i loved.
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