Tag Archives: Denmark

We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

From it’s opening setting of  Marstal, Denmark in 1848, We, The Drowned is a riveting saga of a real seafaring community.  Larger than life characters, like sailor Lauris Madsen, who creates a name for himself with his bravery, only to disappear … Continue reading

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Leeway Cottage by Beth Gutcheon

“They have decided that each of them will take home one thing from Leeway for the winter, for comfort.  They are going through the house somberly, saying their goodbyes in their different ways, each looking for one object that will … Continue reading

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The Royal Physician’s Visit by Per Olov Enquist

“His majesty acted as if he were cringing ingratiatingly, almost cowering. The members of the court showed no deference toward the monarch, but instead ignored him or retreated with a laugh whenever he approached, as if they wished to avoid … Continue reading

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