Synopses & Reviews
This postmodernist Norwegian novel, an international bestseller and winner of Scandinavia's top literary award, will have readers on the edge of their seats, as Jan Kjærstad waves his magic adventure wand and seduces all. Protagonist Jonas Wargerand is a successful TV documentary producer and also something of God's gift to women. One day he returns from the World's Fair in Seville and discovers his wife dead on the living room floor. What follows is a quest full of twists and turns to find the killer.
This post-modernist novel is an international bestseller and winner of the prestigious Nordic Prize 1999.
About the Author
is the recipient of many awards for his writing, including the Nordic Prize for Literature 2001 and Germany's Henrik Steffen Prize for Scandinavians who have significantly enriched Europe's artistic and intellectual life.