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By Stig Dagerman,Benjamin Mier-Cruz

ISBN-10: 0816677999

ISBN-13: 9780816677993

After the foreign good fortune of his choice of international conflict II newspaper articles, German Autumn—a booklet that solidified his prestige because the so much promising and interesting author in Sweden—Stig Dagerman was once despatched to France with an project to supply extra during this journalistic type. yet he couldn't write the much-awaited follow-up. as a substitute, he holed up in a small French village and in the summertime of 1948 created what will be his such a lot own, poignant, and stunning novel: A Burnt Child.

Set in a working-class local in Stockholm, the tale revolves round a tender guy named Bengt who falls into deep, inner most turmoil with the unforeseen demise of his mom. As he struggles to deal with her loss, his depression slowly transforms to rage while he discovers his father had a mistress. yet as Bengt swears revenge on behalf of his mother’s reminiscence, he additionally reveals himself drawn right into a fevered and conflicted courting with this woman—a flip that factors him to query his earlier religion in morality, advantage, and fidelity.

Written in a taut and wonderfully naturalistic tone, Dagerman illuminates the wealthy atmospheres of Bengt’s existence, either inner and everlasting: from his heartache and fury to the moody streets of Stockholm and the Hitchcockian shadows of hysteria and risk within the woods and waters of Sweden’s distant islands. A Burnt Child is still Dagerman’s most generally learn novel, either in Sweden and world wide, and is likely one of the crowning works of his brief yet celebrated career.

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