Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
Publish date: January 2nd 2007
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Vendela Vida’s Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name has been on my to-read list for quite some time now. I’m not sure what took me so long to get to it, or what source recommended the novel in the first place. I think part of the reason it stuck with me was the lure of the title – I’ve always bee...
Set in Lapland and written in a beautifully still style, Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, is an intriguing and easy read. To tell much about the story would be to give it away but it is very good at what it sets out to do. [spoiler] It is about rape and what it does to women. Two women in...
Brazilliant marked it a disappointing read.
Loved the setting: Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. I'll have to check if the author has written more.
Clarissa is shocked to learn her father is not her biological father. She travels north of the Arctic Circle to try to find her father, believed to be a Sami, a member of the indigenous population. She is successful in finding the man who was her mother’s first husband, but this man only offers more...