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by Torgny Lindgren

  • Author: Torgny Lindgren
  • ISBN: 0060162295
  • ISBN13: 978-0060162290
  • ePub: 1414 kb | FB2: 1235 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st edition (February 1, 1990)
  • Pages: 243
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 266
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Merab's Beauty and Other Stories: Including the Way of a Serpent ePub download

Torgny Lindgren’s stories in Merab’s Beauty have just about everything you could want from an author of post-modern .

Torgny Lindgren’s stories in Merab’s Beauty have just about everything you could want from an author of post-modern fables: magical realism, a distinct ethnic vision, metafictional themes, and a strong and consistent voice. Many of the stories in this book are set in the first half of the 20th century and deal with quirky Swedes whose obsessions rival anything found in Knut Hamsun’s better-known Norwegian novels. What a cover lol. 1 of: Merab's Beauty and Other Stories: Including the Way of a Serpent By: Torgny Lindgren Condition: Used - Good Sold by: -usa £. 1. Translated by Mary Sandbach.

He also received a number of other awards, including the following. 1986 – Prix Femina étranger (for Bathsheba).

The Way of a Serpent tells the story of a farmer family in a poverty-stricken region in the northern parts of Sweden in the nineteenth century. The family formerly owned its land, but had to sell it cheap during a succession of years of famine. The new owner collects his rent as long as there is money in the household, and exploits the women when there is no money. He also received a number of other awards, including the following. 1995 – The August Prize (for Sweetness).

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However, the story collection Merab's Beauty may be a little better than either of.This may well be the case, but in terms of a story - it's illogical and one dimensional. One person found this helpful.

However, the story collection Merab's Beauty may be a little better than either of them! 3 people found this helpful. Torgny Lindgren is revered all around the world but is not read much in the US. He has three books in a kind of trilogy of dark humor. The books are funny like Italo Calvino, Samuel Beckett, Voltaire, Swift or Cervantes are funny. The other two books of Lindren's possible trilogy are Sweetness, and Light. All three are very dark and very funny.

Combines rural folktale and biblical argument in a collection of tales that explores the power of words and includes the tale "The Way of the Serpent".

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780060162290. Release Date:February 1990.

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Lindgren, Torgny, 1938-. London : Collins Harvill. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. org on April 7, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).

The title story concerns an old bachelor farmer in love with his cows; when he finds their rumps slashed mysteriously, he follows them and meets with the ghost of his evil father.

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Combines rural folktale and biblical argument in a collection of tales that explores the power of words and includes the tale "The Way of the Serpent"