On a tiny island off Norway besieged by weather and the sea, the compelling story of one family unfolds, in Roy Jacobsen’s profound and haunting novel. Translated by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw.
Roy Jacobsen was born in Oslo in 1961, where he currently resides.
He has twice been nominated for the Nordic Council’s Literary Award: for Seierherrene in 1991 and Frost in 2003. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Dublin Impac Award for his novel The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles.