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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

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The Fish Can Sing (Vintage International) by Halldor Laxness
The Fish Can Sing (Vintage International)

dktrfz, December 16, 2007

The most delightful of all Laxness' novels, The Fish Can Sing is a charming story of a boy's journey to manhood set in Reykjavík in the early twentieth century. It is full of Pickwickian characters and situations, with almost every paragraph containing the author's magnificent writing and insightful observations. A must for those interested in Iceland, a great introduction to Laxness, and a joy for everyone.
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