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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
Pushkin Press
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
4.9 X 7.8 X 0.7 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781782275800
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About the Author

Siri Ranva Hjelm Jacobsen was born in 1980 into a Faroese-Danish family. She lives in Copenhagen and works as an author and critic. Island is her critically acclaimed and internationally award-winning debut novel, and has been translated into five languages.

Caroline Waight is an award-winning literary translator working from Danish and German.She has translated a wide range of fiction and non-fiction. She lives and works in London.

Reviews

"A sensitive meditation on belonging." --Kirkus Reviews

"One of the most special books I've read in years. Absolutely gorgeous and intimate. It took me away" -- Jami Attenberg, author of The Middlesteins

"Island talks about places as if they were people, of fjords as if they were the wrinkles of our souls." -- Valeria Parrella, Grazia

"Prose that is as deep as the sea surrounding everything." -- Corriere della Sera

"An ode to the legends we still need." -- La Repubblica

"Dense and evocative, and manages to combine organic and lifeless matter with the fantastic." -- Wired.it