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By Stig Dagerman,Benjamin Mier-Cruz

ISBN-10: 0816677999

ISBN-13: 9780816677993

After the foreign luck of his number of global struggle II newspaper articles, German Autumn—a e-book that solidified his prestige because the so much promising and fascinating author in Sweden—Stig Dagerman used to be despatched to France with an project to provide extra during this journalistic sort. yet he couldn't write the much-awaited follow-up. as an alternative, he holed up in a small French village and in the summertime of 1948 created what will be his so much own, poignant, and stunning novel: A Burnt Child.

Set in a working-class local in Stockholm, the tale revolves round a tender guy named Bengt who falls into deep, inner most turmoil with the unforeseen dying of his mom. As he struggles to deal with her loss, his melancholy slowly transforms to rage whilst he discovers his father had a mistress. yet as Bengt swears revenge on behalf of his mother’s reminiscence, he additionally unearths himself drawn right into a fevered and conflicted dating with this woman—a flip that explanations him to query his prior religion in morality, advantage, and fidelity.

Written in a taut and wonderfully naturalistic tone, Dagerman illuminates the wealthy atmospheres of Bengt’s existence, either inner and everlasting: from his heartache and fury to the moody streets of Stockholm and the Hitchcockian shadows of hysteria and chance within the woods and waters of Sweden’s distant islands. A Burnt Child is still Dagerman’s most generally learn novel, either in Sweden and around the globe, and is without doubt one of the crowning works of his brief yet celebrated career.

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