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From the Mouth of the Whale free pdf An Icelandic saga for the modern age. Jonas, a poet and self-taught healer, has been condemned to exile for heretical conduct, having fallen afoul of the local magistrate. Banished to a barren island, Palmason recalls an exorcism of a walking corpse, the frenzied massacre of innocent Basque whalers at the hands of local villagers, and the deaths of three of his children.

About Sjon

Sjon is the author of, among other works, "The Blue Fox "and "The Whispering Muse." Born in Reykjavik in 1962, he is an award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright. His novelshave been translated into twenty-five languages. Also a lyricist, he has written songs for Bjork, including for her most recent project, "Biophilia," and was nominated for an Oscar for the lyrics he cowrote (with Lars von Trier) for "Dancer in the" "Dark." He lives in Reykjavik."

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Author : Sjon
Publisher : Farrar Straus Giroux
Data Published : 01 April 2013
ISBN : 0374159033
EAN : 9780374159030
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 231 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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