The Necessary Rituals of Maren Gripe

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This is a magical fable of the power of unshackled desire, set in a North Sea fishing community. Maren's unrequited passion for a Dutch seaman reaches fever pitch and sparks a sequence of arguments, thefts, fires and fights. The entire tranquil, ordered village goes crazy in her passion's wake.

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oystein lonn is one of Norway's most celebrated and successful writers. Many of his books have been translated widely - into other languages, into screenplays for films and into plays for the stage. In 1995 he was awarded the Nordic Council's Prize for Literature, Scandinavia's most prestigious literary honour.

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'This is a book for the reader to appreciate in the way one would a painting by an Old Master from a variety of angles and distances. It is a novel that will linger in the mind long after the reader finishes it.' Dagens Naeringsliv

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