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One of us is sleeping by Josefine Klougart

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Loss (Psychology),
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translated from the Danish.

StatementJosefine Klougart ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken
SeriesDanish women writers series (Open Letter (Firm))
ContributionsAitken, Martin, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT8177.21.L68 E513 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination228 pages
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27216085M
ISBN 101940953375
ISBN 109781940953373
LC Control Number2015049056
OCLC/WorldCa923554571

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One of Us Is Sleeping (Book): Klougart, Josefine: "As she returns home to visit her mother who is dying of cancer, the narrator recounts a brief, intense love affair, as well as the grief and disillusionment that follow its end. The book's striking imagery and magnificent prose underpin its principal theme: the jarring contrast between the recollection of stability--your parents, your. ONE OF US IS SLEEPING. by Josefine Klougart; and the failure to write an accurate first-person account all rolled into one. Readers willing to take their time and allow Klougart to forcefully direct their attention will be treated to strange and surprising metaphors—an apartment smells like “bottled summer,” and love is “A desire. One of Us Is Lying is an award-winning young adult, mystery / suspense novel by author Karen M. McManus. The book is her debut novel, originally published in the US by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, on the 30 May The book uses multiperspectivity to show the points-of-view of all four student suspects. One of Us Is Sleeping - EXCERPT The light comes creeping in over the ploughed fields. Slabs of dark clay soil thrust up in disorder, bull calves fighting in the stalls, the thud of too much body in a space too small. And the snow, so gently it lies now, upon the ridges; upon the landscape, everything living and everything dead.