The Blue Fox

Sj贸n (Author) Victoria Cribb (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$11.00
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
April 30, 2013
Pages
115
Dimensions
5.14 X 7.33 X 0.35 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374114459
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About the Author

Sj贸n is the author of, among other works, From the Mouth of the Whale and The Whispering Muse. Born in Reykjav铆k in 1962, he is an award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright. His novels have been translated into twenty-five languages. Also a lyricist, he has written songs for Bj枚rk, 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 Reykjav铆k.

Reviews

"When I need something epic and lyrical I call upon Sj贸n . . . The Blue Fox is a magical novel." --Bj枚rk

"The Blue Fox describes its world with brilliant, precise, concrete colour and detail . . . Comic and lyrical." --A. S. Byatt, The Times (London)

"Enchantingly poetic . . . Spellbinding . . . Magical . . . Exceptional . . . Require[s] that one use the loose descriptive 'thriller' too." --Nuruddin Farah, The Independent