“I Curse the River of Time”

July 28, 2010

it’s set in Norway which is pretty much the only teaser needed these days.  Per Petterson’s “I Curse the River of Time” is one of EW’s18 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Summer” and was also a pick of The Millions, “Most Anticipated Summer Reading 2010 and Beyond.”  LJ and PW both give it a starred review with the LJ Prepub summing with

Author of Out Stealing Horses, one of the last decade’s best novels (I’m not alone in thinking this), Petterson returns with the tale of nearly 40 Arvid Jansen. It’s 1989, the Wall is tumbling down, and so is Arvid’s life-he’s divorcing, and his mother has been diagnosed with cancer. Essential for your smart readers.

are you smart enough?  not me!  free arc to the first Sno-Isle Libraries employee to comment.

posting by marin


2 Responses to ““I Curse the River of Time””

  1. M.P. Says:

    Darn, I thought it was going to be a humorous science fiction story.

  2. dvd.menard Says:

    Does he play chess with Death in this one?

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