Wait, Blink

A Perfect Picture of Inner Life: A Novel
Product Number: EB00715733
Released: Jun 05, 2018
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374715007
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"Expansive, intimate, and filled to the brim with delight, Gunnhild Oyehaug's first novel is devoted to the unexpected connections between lonesome individuals, mundane rituals, jellyfish, death, oversized men's shirts, and a thousand other things too astonishing to spoil in this sentence. I truly loved this wide-eyed, all-embracing wonder of a book."-Alexandra Kleeman, author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine Sigrid is a young literature student trying to find her voice as a writer when she falls in love with an older, established author, whose lifestyle soon overwhelms her values and once-clear vision. Trine has reluctantly become a mother and struggles to create as a performance artist. The aspiring movie director Linnea scouts locations in Copenhagen for a film she will never make. As these characters' stories collide and intersect, they find that dealing with the pressures of their lives also means coming to grips with a world both frightening and joyously ridiculous. Wait, Blink combines wild associations, quotations, coincidences, and other peculiar details into a unique tale that is both humorous and profound. Full of the playfulness that drew acclaim for her story collection Knots, Gunnhild yehaug's Wait, Blink-her first novel to be translated into English-is a jolt of desire and fantasy, romance and regret: a fable about what it means to own up to the weirdness inside us all.

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Author(s): Gunnhild Oyehaug
Awards:2018-Translated Literature-Longlist-National Book Award
Original Publish Date: Jun 05, 2018

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Author(s): Gunnhild Oyehaug
Narrator(s): Heather Wilds
Product Number DD30712
Released: May 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681685816
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Author(s): Gunnhild Oyehaug
Narrator(s): Heather Wilds
Product Number Z100105763
Released: Jun 05, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681685823

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