9780007145515

Popular Music

Niemi, Mikael

ISBN 10: 0007145519 / 0-00-714551-9
ISBN 13: 9780007145515
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
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'A wonderfully warm tale of weddings, funerals, marathon sauna contests - and the incomparable thrill of your first kiss, from 'the Nick Hornby of the Arctic' (Marina Warner, Sunday Times) It's the 1960s, and pop records are gradually finding their way into the eager hands of teenagers in the far north of Sweden. Young Matti dreams of being a rock star - but in the tiny ice-bound village of Pajala, a boy should really spend his time cultivating more manly pursuits, such as hunting elk, drinking moonshine and fighting on dancefloors...Popular Music is one of the freshest, funniest debuts of recent years, and winner of the August prize, Sweden's equivalent of the Man Booker. So wrap up warm and join Matti and the unforgettable community of Pajala in a wonderful tale of weddings, funerals and marathon sauna contests, the incomparable thrill of your first kiss - and of finally hearing the Beatles.

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Book Description: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. A wonderfully warm tale of weddings, funerals, marathon sauna contests - and the incomparable thrill of your first kiss, from the Nick Hornby of the Arctic (Marina Warner, Sunday Times) It s the 1960s, and pop records are gradually finding their way into the eager hands of teenagers in the far north of Sweden. Young Matti dreams of being a rock star - but in the tiny ice-bound village of Pajala, a boy should really spend his time cultivating more manly pursuits, such as hunting elk, drinking moonshine and fighting on dancefloors.Popular Music is one of the freshest, funniest debuts of recent years, and winner of the August prize, Sweden s equivalent of the Man Booker. So wrap up warm and join Matti and the unforgettable community of Pajala in a wonderful tale of weddings, funerals and marathon sauna contests, the incomparable thrill of your first kiss - and of finally hearing the Beatles. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007145515

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Book Description: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. A wonderfully warm tale of weddings, funerals, marathon sauna contests - and the incomparable thrill of your first kiss, from the Nick Hornby of the Arctic (Marina Warner, Sunday Times) It s the 1960s, and pop records are gradually finding their way into the eager hands of teenagers in the far north of Sweden. Young Matti dreams of being a rock star - but in the tiny ice-bound village of Pajala, a boy should really spend his time cultivating more manly pursuits, such as hunting elk, drinking moonshine and fighting on dancefloors.Popular Music is one of the freshest, funniest debuts of recent years, and winner of the August prize, Sweden s equivalent of the Man Booker. So wrap up warm and join Matti and the unforgettable community of Pajala in a wonderful tale of weddings, funerals and marathon sauna contests, the incomparable thrill of your first kiss - and of finally hearing the Beatles. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007145515

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