Unquiet

Linn Ullmann (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$25.95  $23.87
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
January 15, 2019
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.6 X 8.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393609943
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About the Author

Linn Ullmann is the author of six award-winning novels, and her work has been published in more than thirty languages. Unquiet, named a modern classic in Norway, has spent several years on top of bestseller lists in Scandinavia. Ullmann lives in Oslo with her husband and daughter.

Reviews

With singular imagination and generosity, Linn Ullmann breaks new ground in the art of memory, transporting us into the sources of magic in her life with her enchanting parents.--Honor Moore, author of The Bishop's Daughter
A brilliant meditation on time, mortality, and the limits of memory... Gorgeous and heartbreaking.
Gracefully exquisite, sharply funny, and richly poignant... Ullmann's homage to family, art, beauty, and love is resplendently vital, and enchantingly evocative.
Ullmann's prose... is plain, succinct and declarative, with currents of intensity flowing beneath the placid surface. The effect, in Thilo Reinhard's graceful English translation, is almost Didionesque, as the willed, witty detachment of the narrator's voice at once conceals and emphasizes the rawness of her emotions.
[An] exquisite and warm novel... Among Norway's contemporary writers, Ullmann might be the finest sentence by sentence. Here she blasts her story into fragments and puts it back together, piece by piece, with the artistry of someone who has always secretly known the broken things are most beautiful.
Unquiet is a wonderfully absorbing and moving family story told with a directness, naturalness, and grace that can only result from Linn Ullmann's close attention to the eloquent details of day-to-day life, her honest embrace of herself and the people close to her, and a keen sensitivity to language and the high demands of good writing.--Lydia Davis, author of The End of the Story