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The Ice Palace - Tarjei Vesaas, Elizabeth Rokkan
The Ice Palace
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A new edition of what is commonly seen as the legendary Norwegian writer's masterpiece, this story tells the tale of Siss and Unn, two friends who have only spent one evening in each other's company. But so profound is this evening between them that when Unn inexplicably disappears, Siss's world... show more
A new edition of what is commonly seen as the legendary Norwegian writer's masterpiece, this story tells the tale of Siss and Unn, two friends who have only spent one evening in each other's company. But so profound is this evening between them that when Unn inexplicably disappears, Siss's world is shattered. Siss's struggle with her fidelity to the memory of her friend and Unn's fatal exploration of the strange, terrifyingly beautiful frozen waterfall that is the Ice Palace are described in prose of a lyrical economy that ranks among the most memorable achievements of modern literature.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780720613292 (0720613299)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Booka
Booka rated it
2.5 Pałac lodowy
Zachęcona pozytywnymi opiniami oraz w większości bardzo dobrymi ocenami, postanowiłam rozpocząć przygodę z Vesaas’em od „Pałacu lodowego”. Czy była to dobra decyzja? I tak, i nie… Zaczęło się bardzo dobrze. Oto Vesaas poznał mnie z przebojową, rezolutną, popularną w szkole Siss. Chwilę później pozn...
Emamemi
Emamemi rated it
A novel with a scarcity of words but with a delicate, dreamlike poetry; a story that makes you taste the coldness and isolation of winter in the middle of the summer; an adult writer who can see through the soul of an eleven year girl, down to her utmost fears; a remembrance of childhood with all it...
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