By Josefine Klougart,Martin Aitken
"Klougart has an strange skill to create words, photos and a language that you just lengthy to stick in and take note forever."—Dagens Nyheter
"One can communicate of insufferable attractiveness, yet you can still additionally converse of a linguistic good looks that makes it attainable to undergo the unbearable."—Politiken
In this genre-bending apocalyptic novel Josefine Klougart fuses myriad literary kinds to breathtaking influence in poetic meditations on existence and demise interspersed with haunting imagery. Her experimental novel asks readers to re-examine demise, saying sorrow and loss as appealing and important points of living.
Hailed as "the Virginia Woolf of Scandinavia," Klougart mixes prose, lyric essay, drama, poetry, and pictures to breathtaking impact in her writing, and Of Darkness marks the coming of a unconditionally new literary expertise in international literature.
Josefine Klougart (b. 1985) made her literary debut in 2010 with the radical Rise and Fall, which was once nominated for the distinguished Nordic Council Literature Prize. Her 3rd novel, One people is Sleeping, impending from Open Letter Books in summer time 2016, used to be additionally nominated for a Nordic Council Literature Prize, making her the youngest writer ever nominated two times for this admired prize. Her fourth and most modern novel, Of Darkness, seemed in Denmark in 2014 to common severe acclaim and have become an important bestseller in Denmark and Norway.
Translator Martin Aitken has received a number of awards for his translations of Danish literature, and he's at the moment operating with Karl Ove Knausgaard to translate the ultimate quantity of My fight and his nonfiction.
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Of Darkness by Josefine Klougart,Martin Aitken