The Werewolf

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2002 - 374 síđur
The Werewolf is a boldly drawn novel of the tyranny of love over men and women and the unending trials of strength between good and evil in human nature. Its main characters are of heroic stature yet deeply flawed, moving against the backdrop of Norwegian society from World War I to the 1960s.
Over the novel broods the symbol of the Werewolf, which for Sandemose represents all the forces hostile to a full, free life--the thirst for power over others' lives, the lust to destroy what cannot be possessed or controlled. In their private encounters with the Werewolf, few can claim total victory. Sandemose's characters all bear the scars of lost battles.

 

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Efni

Alone in her lovers house
7
The shadow of the Werewolf
18
Woe unto him who falls into the hands of the Almighty
49
The myth about Erlingvik
56
Contents
59
Put a chastity belt around your thoughts
81
An approximate nothing
117
The one who wants everything he sees
160
Viktoria Hagen
195
The dove hunt
232
I gave her Helled Hagen
272
On the dot the first of each month for thirtysix years
306
All roads lead to Golgotha
318
I had been told as a tiny maid
327
A black hole in the ice on the Numedal River
348
Höfundarréttur

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Tilvísanir í bókina

Fire and Ice: Three Icelandic Plays

Engin sýnishorn í bođi - 1967

Um höfundinn (2002)

Aksel Sandemose (1899-1965) was born in Denmark but won fame as a Norwegian writer. His novels include A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks and Horns for Our Adornment.

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