Windswept Dawn


Forlag: Dedalus
Útgávuár: 2009
Prísur: 150.00
ISBN: 978-1-903517-78-9
Rithøvundi: William Heinesen
Umsett: W. Glyn Jones
Evni: Bøkur til ferðafólk
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Støða: Á goymslu
Síðutal: 504

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Windswept Dawn is a Faeroese Under Milk Wood Revealing the whole personality of a small closely knit community. William Heinesen brings to life a whole host of vivid, larger than life characters from the sectarian preacher, Reinhold Vaag, the drunken, philosophising solictor Morberg, the well-meaning voyeur Vitus, to the firebrand shopkeeper Landrus an the bizarre teacher Balduin who is intent on reaching spiritual perfaction. We see the large cast of characters battling against the elements, the hostile sea and the rough terrain while souls in a changing world. The main character in the novel is the Faroes Island themselves