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The seducer

Kjærstad, Jan 1953- (Author). Haveland, Barbara (Added Author).

Summary: Interludes of memory and fancy are mixed with a murder investigation in this panoramic vision of contemporary Norway. Jonas Wergeland, a successful TV producer and well-recognized ladies man, returns home to find his wife murdered and his life suddenly splayed open for all to see. As Jonas becomes a detective into his wife's death, the reader also begins to investigate Jonas himself, and the road his life has taken to reach this point, asking "How do the pieces of a life fit together? Do they fit together at all? The life Jonas has built begins to peel away like the layers of an onion, slowly growing smaller. His quest for the killer becomes a quest into himself, his past, and everything that has made him the man he seems to be. Translated into English for the first time, this bestselling Norwegian novel transports and transfixes readers who come along for the ride.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1585677655 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781585677658 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781585678686 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1585678686 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 606 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Woodstock : Overlook Press, 2006.

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Also issued online.
Subject: Life change events Fiction

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