The Heart of Man

Product Number: EB00638762
Released: Mar 03, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781623659646
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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Description

After coming through the blizzard that almost cost them everything, Jens and the boy are far from home, in a fishing community at the edge of the world. Taken in by the village doctor, the boy once again has the sense of being brought back from the grave. But this is a strange place, with otherworldly inhabitants, including flame-haired Alfhei?ur, who makes him wonder whether it is possible to love two women at once; he had believed his heart was lost to Ragnhei?ur, the daughter of the wealthy merchant in the village to which he must now inexorably return. Set in the awe-inspiring wilderness of the extreme north, The Human Heart is a profound exploration of life, love, and desire, written with a sublime simplicity. In this conclusion to an audacious trilogy, StefAnsson brings a poet's eye and a philosopher's insight to a tale worthy of the sagasmiths of old.

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Original Publish Date: Dec 22, 2015

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