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by Jan Kjærstad, Barbara Haveland
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M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 6 years ago
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/89114037763/the-seducer-jonas-wergeland-trilogy-1-by-janThis is a very long book and it is quite amazing to me that any one writer can have this much life experience and still be capable of telling about it. And keep it interesting. Even if research offered the many h...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 7 years ago
not completely its fault. I started reading [b:The Goldfinch|17333223|The Goldfinch|Donna Tartt|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1378710146s/17333223.jpg|24065147] before I realized I need to read this one first if i ever want to read it before its return due date. But i just hankered aft...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
bookshelves: translation, paper-read, one-penny-wonder, summer-2013, norway, dodgy-narrator Read from June 06 to 15, 2013 Let me tell you another story.Had to take some time thinking about the concept that some skills are absorbed from sexual partners.This series is all-encompassing, the univers...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
Let me tell you another story.Had to take some time thinking about the concept that some skills are absorbed from sexual partners.This series is all-encompassing, the universe in a dust cover if you will. Part 1001 Nights, part Playboy, all brilliance. Not so sure this would have been 5* if I hadn't...
Bloody Shambles
Bloody Shambles rated it 8 years ago
"How do the pieces of a life fit together?"This is the central question posed by Kjærstad throughout this book, and answered in full. By using a mysterious third person narrator to tell stories about the life of the central character, Jonas Wergeland, Kjærstad not only tells us how the pieces of a l...
DES
DES rated it 11 years ago
Wow, read it on Manny's recommendation and can only say it was worth the effort. Am now on the second. I like the concept, I like the style, the telling of all the many yarns ismaking my mind spin in a wonderful way.
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it 11 years ago
Additional thoughts towards the end.I wish I could give this six stars.Before I start The Conqueror...One of the aspects of current literary fashion which has me somewhat confounded is the pejorative way in which sentimentality is viewed. If only I had a dollar for every discussion of literature whi...
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