[Reading] ➶ I Curse the River of Time ➬ Per Petterson – Writerscompany.co.uk

I Curse the River of Time An Enthralling Novel Of A Mother And Son S Turbulent Relationship From The Author Of Out Stealing HorsesNorway, 1989 Communism Is Unraveling All Over Europe Arvid Jansen, Thirty Seven, Is Trying To Bridge The Yawning Gulf That Opened Up Years Earlier Between Himself And His Mother He Is In The Throes Of A Divorce, And She Has Just Been Diagnosed With Cancer.Over A Few Intense Autumn Days, Arvid Struggles To Find A New Footing In His Life As He Attempts To Negotiate The Present Changes Around Him, He Casts His Mind Back To Holidays On The Beach With His Brothers, And To The Early Days Of His Courtship Most Importantly, He Revisits The Idealism Of His Communist Youth, When He Chose The Factory Floor Over The College Education His Mother Had Struggled So Hard To Provide Back Then, Arvid S Loyalty To His Working Class Background Outweighed His Mother S Wish For Him To Escape It.As Petterson S Masterful Narrative Shifts Effortlessly Through The Years, We See Arvid Tentatively Circling His Mother, Unable To Tell Her What She Already Knows He Is Thinking In Its Piercing Portrait Of Their Layered Relationship, I Curse The River Of Time Bears All The Hallmarks Of Petterson S Compassion For Humanity That Has Won Him Readers The World Over.


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10 thoughts on “I Curse the River of Time

  1. says:

    Fragile images of departure, the village back then.I curse the river of time thirty two years have passed Arvid Jansen, the narrator of the novel, is occupied with own failures Disappointed with youthful ideas, embittered with marriage that i


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    But something had happened, nothing hung together any, all things had spaces, had distances between them, like satellites, attracted to and pushed away, at the same instant, and it would take immense willpower to cross those spaces, those distances, m


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    Per se, a long living Per will, say, win the NobelI came to this after reading James Wood s article on Per Petterson s novels, in which Wood receives this novel with a particular benevolence that is beyond criticism, and very close to the region of awe.Though W


  4. says:

    It s difficult to compare Per Petterson with anyone except Per Petterson His writing is always exquisite and precise and heartbreaking and spare In Out Stealing Horses and To Siberia, each word is used as a brick, building one upon the other, and not one brick is out of


  5. says:

    What a great title It rivals his other book Out Stealing Horses Unfortunately, I felt like cursing the river of Petterson s whiny digressive meandering narrative in this book I know the Scandinavian authors cannot allow any light to slip into their books, lest thy be accused of


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    The author makes lots of references about books, especially those of Hemingway and Remarque His protagonist drinks Calvados like the doomed lovers in Remarques novels Though he mocks at Hemingway s behaviour towards Fitzgerald, he imitates Hemingway s style of writing a lot and I m not s


  7. says:

    It was difficult at first to give myself into Petterson s simple rhythms The story is mostly backstory, and he meanders about his memories and his past life in ways that sometimes seem irrelevant But his wonderful poetic prose the dementing lures described by James Wood in his recent Ne...


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    Per Petterson n 1952 Maldito Seja o Rio do Tempo do noruegu s Per Petterson n 1952 , tem como personagem principal Arvid Jansen e o fio condutor da hist ria decorre, essencialmente, de tr s grandes acontecimentos a sua m e tem um cancro no est mago, o seu casamento com 15 anos chega ao fim e a queda do Mu


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    But something had happened, nothing hung together any , all things had spaces, had distances between them, like satellites, attracted to and pushed away at the same instant, and it would take immense willpower to cross those spaces, those distances, muchthan I had available, muchthan I had the courage to use In I


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    Translated by Charlotte Barslund.Discarded from London Borough of Lewisham Library.Opening All this happened quite a few years ago 57 TBR Busting 2013Didn t like this navel gazing much at all.Next 5 Out Stealing Horses4 To Siberia4 In the Wake2 It s Fine By Me2 I Curse the River of Time


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