Syv fantastiske Fortællinger
Publish date: 1985
Publisher: Gyldendals Tranebøger
Pages no: 508
Edition language: Danish
, European Literature
, Short Stories
, Scandinavian Literature
Gothic as all get out, sure, but almost unbearably Victorian. I'm okay with the narrative voice, it's old fashioned, but interesting with nice human observation. But the speeches are each eternal, and rather preachy, and then there's the references to the peasantry as if they weren't human. Library ...
I have had this book out from the library for several weeks, but every time I open it, the phone rings. I think it is cursed.
I think I'd like to be Isak Dinesen when I grow up. Well, without the racism, the weird gender issues, and the syphilis. And I can pass on the African farm. But the stories. Oh, yes. I'd like those.