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The Rider on the White Horse: And Selected Stories

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The Rider on the White Horse begins as a ghost story. A traveler along the coast of the North Sea is caught in dangerously rough weather. Offshore he glimpses a spectral rider rising and plunging in the wind and rain. Taking shelter at an inn, the traveler mentions the apparition, and the local schoolmaster volunteers a story. The story is both simple and subtle, and its peculiar power is to surprise us slowly. It is a story of determination, of a young man, Hauke Haien, living in a remote community (Storm depicts the ...

The Rider on the White Horse: And Selected Stories 2009, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590173015

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