The Blue Fox

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Product Details

Price
$12.00  $11.16
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
Pages
128
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

Sjón is the author of, among other works, From the Mouth of the Whale and The Whispering Muse. Born in Reykjavík 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 Björk, 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 Reykjavík.

Reviews

"When I need something epic and lyrical I call upon Sjón . . . The Blue Fox is a magical novel." --Björk

"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