A Medal of Distinction: A Novel of Iceland (The Library of Nordic Literature ; V. 3)

A Medal of Distinction A Novel of Iceland The Library of Nordic Literature V None

  • Title: A Medal of Distinction: A Novel of Iceland (The Library of Nordic Literature ; V. 3)
  • Author: Agnar Þórðarson
  • ISBN: 9780882549361
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Thordarson’s narrative here is spare, unadorned, almost plain, and tells the story of Erling, a deadbeat husband and father of three--a drunk, a gambler, and a small-time embezzler. Erling has been through a traumatic road accident, and the first part of the book alternates between various flashbacks as his concussion-afflicted mind fights to make sense of his predicament. By means of subtle but accomplished narrative techniques, Thordarson lends a sense of mystery and curiosity to Erling’s [...]

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