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The Seducer

The Seducer

  • Title: The Seducer
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  • ISBN : 9781585678686
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 612 pages


JonasWergeland, a successful TV documentary producer with a touch of God s gift towomen, returns one evening from the World s Fair in Seville to find his wifedead on the living room floor What follows is a quest to find the killer,encompassing by turns a picaresque and endlessly inventive look at theconditions that have brought Wergeland to this critical juncture in life JonasWergeland, a successful TV documentary producer with a touch of God s gift towomen, returns one evening from the World s Fair in Seville to find his wifedead on the living room floor What follows is a quest to find the killer,encompassing by turns a picaresque and endlessly inventive look at theconditions that have brought Wergeland to this critical juncture in life Fromhis hair s breadth escape from a ravenous polar bear while filming in Greenlandto a near death experience aboard a passenger ferry in the icy Baltic, the TomJones like experiences that comprise the narrative of Wergeland s life, relayedin Kjaerstad s veneered and acutely observant prose, provide a fascinatingportrait of a media icon at the crux of his journey as an artist


Author Jan Kj rstad

Jan Kj rstad is a Norwegian author Kj rstad is a theology graduate from MF Norwegian School of Theology and the University of Oslo He has written a string of novels, short stories and essays and was editor of the literary magazine Vinduet The Window He has received a number of prizes, the most important being the Nordic Council Literature Prize, which he received for the perspectivist trilo




The Seducer Reviews (31)

  • i have decided all of you booknerds who like discovering and championing forgotten authors like MacDonald Harris and are all holding hands reading proust together, this should be your next read because he is too under read, and your energies should be used for good, and he is actually very similar t [..]

  • I wrote the careful, analytical review below, and then I thought this is all wrong I am willfully misunderstanding the book What makes it unusual, almost unique, is the very personal relationship it establishes with the reader It is like a teacher, or a lover it is about how imagination and art and [..]

  • Only a man would write a book where the main character has a magic penis and includes a female character that spends her life obsessed with all things phallic You boys really think you hold the key to the universe between your legs don t you With that aside this was a wonderful story I will leave th [..]

  • I don t know what to say about this book I don t know if I should even be rating it yet I feel like I m only a third of the way through a novel having finished this, that the next two novels not so much being a trilogy are going to comprise a finished work Sort of like a piece of classical music, su [..]

  • is a very long book and it is quite amazing to me that any one writer can have this much life experience and still be capable of telling about it And keep it interesting Even if research offered the many historical facts adjusted as fiction and presented as anecdotes I would still find it remarkable [..]

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