By Josefine Klougart,Martin Aitken
"Klougart has an strange skill to create words, photographs and a language that you simply lengthy to stick in and keep in mind forever."—Dagens Nyheter
"One can communicate of insufferable attractiveness, yet you could additionally communicate of a linguistic good looks that makes it attainable to undergo the unbearable."—Politiken
In this genre-bending apocalyptic novel Josefine Klougart fuses myriad literary kinds to breathtaking influence in poetic meditations on existence and demise interspersed with haunting imagery. Her experimental novel asks readers to re-evaluate demise, saying sorrow and loss as appealing and useful points of living.
Hailed as "the Virginia Woolf of Scandinavia," Klougart mixes prose, lyric essay, drama, poetry, and photographs to breathtaking impression in her writing, and Of Darkness marks the arriving of a totally new literary expertise in global literature.
Josefine Klougart (b. 1985) made her literary debut in 2010 with the unconventional Rise and Fall, which used to be nominated for the distinguished Nordic Council Literature Prize. Her 3rd novel, One folks is Sleeping, drawing close from Open Letter Books in summer time 2016, used to be additionally nominated for a Nordic Council Literature Prize, making her the youngest writer ever nominated two times for this trendy prize. Her fourth and newest novel, Of Darkness, seemed in Denmark in 2014 to common severe acclaim and have become a major bestseller in Denmark and Norway.
Translator Martin Aitken has received a variety of awards for his translations of Danish literature, and he's at present operating with Karl Ove Knausgaard to translate the ultimate quantity of My fight and his nonfiction.
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