Magma

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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Grove Press, Black Cat
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.0 X 0.63 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802157393

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About the Author

THORA HJÖRLEIFSDÓTTIR has published three poetry collections with her poetry collective, Imposter Poets. She lives in Reykjavík. Magma is her first novel. MEG MATICH earned her Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University's Creative Writing. She's received support for her literary translation work from DAAD, the Icelandic Literature Centre (through publishers), PEN, and the Fulbright Commission. She has translated poetry into English and Icelandic for UNESCO, as a representative of Reykjavik UNESCO in Lviv, Ukraine.

Reviews

"Hjörleifsdóttir's narrator pulls us into the tale of her near undoing and her struggle to find her own value. It is the masterful writer who can shock us and make it ring so true." --Lily King

"Magma is a luminous and poetic novel unlike any I have ever read. How to describe the slow escalation by which possession becomes control, and power abuse? Thora Hjörleifsdóttir shows how and the effects are shocking and beautiful. She has created a whole new landscape for storytelling." --John Freeman

"A novel that speaks directly to its present age... An incredibly compelling book." --Iceland National Radio

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