The Pastor

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$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Archipelago Books
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Pages
280
Dimensions
5.59 X 6.56 X 0.76 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781953861085
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About the Author

HANNE ØRSTAVIK, one of the most admired and prominent writers in contemporary Norwegian fiction, published her first novel Cut in 1994. Ørstavik has written a number of acclaimed novels that have been translated into more than 16 languages. She has been awarded a host of literary prizes, including the Dobloug Prize, presented annually for Swedish and Norwegian fiction by the Swedish Academy. The English translation of Love was a finalist for a National Book Award.
MARTIN AITKEN has translated numerous novels from Danish and Norwegian, including works by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Peter Høeg, Helle Helle, and Kim Leine. In 2012, he was awarded the American-Scandinavian Foundation's Nadia Christensen Translation Prize. The National Book Foundation wrote of his translation of Love, The aerial beauty of Martin Aitken's translation contributes to make the novel a successful rarity. His translation won the PEN Translation Prize.