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The Whispering Muse free pdf The year is 1949 and Valdimar Haraldsson, an eccentric Icelander with elevated ideas about the influence of fish consumption on Nordic civilisation, has had the singular good fortune to be invited to join a Danish merchant ship on its way to the Black Sea. Among the crew is the mythical hero Caeneus, disguised as the second mate. Every evening after dinner he entrances his fellow travellers with the tale of how he sailed with the fabled vessel the Argo on the Argonauts' quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece. A master storyteller, Sjon seamlessly blends seafaring yarns of the ancient world with the manners of the modern age.

About Sjon

Author: Sjon is a celebrated Icelandic poet and novelist. His novels have been translated into twenty-five languages and include From the Mouth of the Whale and The Blue Fox (both by Telegram). Sjon won the Nordic Council Literary Prize, the equivalent of the Man Booker Prize, for The Blue Fox and Best Icelandic Novel for The Whispering Muse in 2005. Also a songwriter, he has written lyrics for Bjork, including for her most recent album, Biophilia. Translator: Victoria Cribb has translated the works of Sjon, Gyroir Eliasson and Arnaldur Indrioason. She is currently studying for a PhD in Old Icelandic Literature at the University of Cambridge.

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Author : Sjon
Publisher : Telegram Books
Data Published : 07 June 2012
ISBN : 1846591430
EAN : 9781846591433
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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