The Blue Fox

The Blue Fox

for $ 7.13 , or download a preview

7.13 The Blue Fox http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/475028.jpg?t=1407300892 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/475028/the-blue-fox?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

Set against the stark backdrop of the Icelandic winter, an elusive, enigmatic fox leads a hunter on a transformative quest. At the edge of the hunter’s territory, a naturalist struggles to build a life for his charge, a young woman with Down syndrome whom he had rescued from a shipwreck years before. By the end of Sjón’s slender, spellbinding fable of a novel, none of their lives will be the same. Winner of the 2005 Nordic Council Literature Prize—the Nordic… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)


How inspiring, then, to discover a contemporary writer like Sjón, who is willing to harken back to ancient traditions, to acknowledge that life remains strange and mysterious, to honour the gold of the “mouth-tale” and to write novels that capture the duality of existence arguably more prevalent now than ever before.

Comments (0 comments)


No comment yet. Sign in to post a comment.

Book Details  


Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 30, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Lists (1 list)


Discover Iceland in fiction

Browse the titles we have selected for you and discover Iceland through the words of its writers and admirers.


Look for similar items  


>
>
>