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19.71 Self-Control

The second volume in Stig Sæterbakken's loosely connected "S Trilogy," Self-Control moves from the dark portrait of codependent marriage featured in the acclaimed Siamese to a world of solitary loneliness and repression. Faced with virtual invisibility-for no matter what actions he takes, the world seems to take no notice-Andreas Feldt is cut adrift from the certainties of his life and forced to navigate through a society where it seems virtually everyone is only… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Saeterbakken's writing is unyieldingly intense and sometimes dismally funny. The prose, in Sean Kinsella's English translation, is direct and starkly unlyrical, if weakened occasionally by cliche.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press (November 26, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 140 pages

File size: 244 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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