Originally written in Danish, Barbara was the only novel written by the Faroese author Jorgen-Frantz Jacobsen (1900-38). On the face of it, Barbara is a straightforward historical romance: it contains a story of passion in an exotic setting with overtones of semi-piracy; there is a powerful erotic element, an outsider who breaks up a marriage, and a built-in inevitability resulting from Barbara's own psychological make-up. She stands as one of the most complex female characters in modem Scandinavian literature: beautiful, ...

Barbara 2014, Norvik Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781909408074

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Barbara 2013, Dedalus Ltd, Cambs

ISBN-13: 9781909232303

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Barbara 2009, Actes Sud, Arles

ISBN-13: 9782742782307

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Barbara 1993, Norvik Press

ISBN-13: 9781870041225

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