The Last Days of My Mother

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Product Details

Price
$13.95  $12.83
Publisher
Open Letter
Publish Date
Pages
203
Dimensions
5.51 X 8.7 X 0.62 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781934824733
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About the Author

Sölvi Björn Sigurdsson is the author of three books of poetry and the novels Radio Selfoss, The Murakami Girlfriend, and The Last Days of My Mother. His most recent book, The Icelandic Water Book, was published in the fall of 2013. A translator of classical poetry, he has also received distinguished nominations for his translation of Rimbaud's A Season In Hell. His Diabolical Comedy, a modern take on The Divine Comedy, has been translated into Finnish, Swedish and Danish.Helga Soffía Einarsdóttir grew up in Tanzania, and has since lived in Copenhagen, Barcelona, and Edinburgh. She has an MA in Translation Studies from the University of Iceland and has worked as a freelance translator and proofreader. Her translations (into Icelandic), include works by Zadie Smith, Alexander McCall Smith, and Lemony Snicket.

Reviews

"Sigurosson's novel successfully straddles the line between impious gallows humor and a heartfelt depiction of a son's love for his mother."--Publishers Weekly

"Sigurosson's novel successfully straddles the line between impious gallows humor and a heartfelt depiction of a son's love for his mother."--Publishers Weekly

"A pure pleasure. Solvi has proven without a doubt that he's our most promising writer."--Vioskiptablaoio (Business Weekly)

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