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Author Hoeg, Peter, 1957-

Uniform Title Fortaellinger om natten. English
Title Tales of the night / Peter Hoeg ; translated by Barbara Haveland.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Fiction  F Hoeg,P    ---  Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 278 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Journey into a dark heart -- Hommage a Bournonville - The verdict on the Right Honorable Ignatio Landstad Rasker, Lord Chief Justice -- An experiment on the constancy of love -- Portrait of the avant-garde -- Pity for the children of Vaden town -- Story of a marriage -- Reflection of a young man in balance.
Summary A collection of chiaroscuro stories by a Danish writer. One is on a woman idealizing love who discovers its reality, another is on a judge who runs off with a young man he just sentenced for homosexuality, a third is on a 1920s European whose eyes are opened to the dark side of civilizing African natives. By the author of The Woman and the Ape.
Added Author Haveland, Barbara.
ISBN 0374272549 (alk. paper)

 
    
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