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ISBN: 1860466877 / ISBN-13: 9781860466878

The Fish Can Sing

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Alfgrim was an abandoned child whose mother gave birth to him in the turf cottage of Bjorn of Brekkukot, the fisherman, on the outskirts of Reykjavik ... Show synopsis

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  • The Fish Can Sing (Harvill Press) – Trade paperback (2000)
    by Halldor Kiljan Laxness, Magnus Magnusson (Translator), Halldor

    The Fish Can Sing

    Trade paperback, Harvill Press
    2000
    English
    Rev ed.
    288 pages

    ISBN: 1860466877
    ISBN-13: 9781860466878

    Alfgrim was an abandoned child whose mother gave birth to him in the turf cottage of Bjorn of Brekkukot, the fisherman, on the outskirts of Reykjavik. This is the tale of Alfgrim's boyhood and youth in the home of his grandparents in the early years of the twentieth century. It is a hospitable place, where dignified understatement is the norm and everything from a lumpfish to a Bible has a fixed price that never changes. When Alfgrim goes to school and begins to learn Latin and music, he comes into contact with new ... Show more

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