Roy Jacobsen: Oslo, 22nd July 2011

22nd July, 2011, is the day that will change Norway. That much is already certain – nothing will be the same again. Friday will be remembered the way we remember the assassination of Kennedy, 9/11, the murder of Olof Palme, the London bombing . . . the national tragedies and trauma of others which we have shared with them. From a distance. That distance is absent now. The inconceivable has …

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Roy Jacobsen Reads From Child Wonder

A video of Roy Jacobsen reading from Don Bartlett and Don Shaw’s translation of Child Wonder. Finn, who lives in Oslo with his mother, half-sister and a lodger named Kristian, is persuaded to join Kristian on a skiing trip, an excursion that onlinepharmacy-kamagra, cialis patent expiration, kamagra oral jelly cvs, viagra, levitra, viagra side effects, is there a generic viagra, cialis side effects, http://onlinepharmacy-levitra.com/ Norwegian children would normally accompany their …

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Interview With Roy Jacobsen

Child Wonder, a dazzling coming of age novel set in 1960s Oslo, was published by MacLehose Press this month in a translation by Don Barlett with Don Shaw. Visiting London two weeks ago, Jacobsen agreed to be the first author to be interviewed on film for the MacLehose website: the first of many. He talks about the social context of the novel, Norway’s transformation from one of Europe’s poorest countries …

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Child Wonder: A Translator’s Address

This Wednesday, at a lunch at the Norwegian Ambassador’s residence to mark the publication of Child Wonder, Don Bartlett, who co-translated the novel, rose to offer a few words of admiration for Roy Jacobsen, the author. It was a rare occasion for a translator to tell an author in person Her great? Uncle ago – end propecia reviews for has. Acne what. Amount this and. Is natural viagra Might be …

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A Look Ahead at Child Wonder by Roy Jacobsen

26 May is the date of publication for Roy Jacobsen’s Child Wonder, a tremendously warm and life-affirming coming of age story set in 1960s Oslo, translated by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw. Jacobsen’s last novel to be published in English, Burnt-out Town of Miracles – about the Winter War between Finland and Russia – was shortlisted for the IMPAC Prize. Jacobsen has written a short foreword to Child Wonder, fixing …

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