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Per Petterson: To Siberia

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To Siberia
Per Petterson
Vintage
ISBN 978-0-09-952344-4
2 December 2008
$21.95 in Canada

9780099523444

In the bitter cold of Danish Jutland, where the sea freezes over and the Nazis have yet to invade, a young girl dreams of one day going on a great journey to Siberia, while her beloved brother Jesper yearns for the warmer climes of Morocco. Their home, with a pious mother who sings hymns all day and a silent father, is as cold as their surroundings. But the unshakeable bond between brother and sister creates a vital warmth which glows in spite of the chill and the dark clouds that threaten to overtake their dreams.

Written by Thomas

2008-12-27 at 21:17

Posted in 2008, english translation, norsk

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