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Ah, youth!


Since we’re in Norway this week, here’s a very winning extract from Gaute Heivoll’s Before I Burn, which we reviewed in an earlier post: Continue reading Ah, youth!


Gaute Heivoll: Before I Burn


This is a book as deep, still, and reflective as Lake Livannet, which is everywhere in the book, accompanying the writer Gaute as he sits as his desk trying to reconstruct the story of the deliberately-lit fires that terrorised his peaceful rural hometown thirty years ago, the year he was born. Continue reading Gaute Heivoll: Before I Burn