Light by Complicite

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In medieval Sweden, a small community shares its meagre subsistence with its domestic livestock. When an imported rabbit introduces the plague the population is annihilated, all except a few villagers and the odd pig. By the author of "Bathsheba" and "The Way of the Serpent".
 

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Torgny was born in Norsjo, Sweden. His works so far published in english include Bathsheba, Light and In Praise of Truth. Gunnar Kopperud was born in Norway in 1946. He has worked as a war reporter in Africa for the Norwegian press and the Associated Press, and he is the author of the novel "The Time of Light," He lives in Norway. Tom Geddes is the award-winning translator of "The Way of the Serpent" by Torgny Lindgren, "Dreamers" by Knut Hamsun, and "The Tale of a Dog" by Lars Gustaffson.
 
Published May 31, 2013 by Oberon Books. 104 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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This provocative and amusing fable by the author of Bathsheba begins when a pregnant rabbit brings the Great Sickness to the village of Kadis in northern Sweden.

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Despite the unflinching sense of good at the core of the novel, Torgny Lindgren is intent upon disquieting us, daring us to believe that there's a devil lurking somewhere nearby - and making any happy ending that is offered up seem futile and temporary.

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