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Encircling Origins : a novel by Carl Frode Tiller

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Amnesia,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Memory,
  • Secrecy,
  • Friendship,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOrigins
StatementCarl Frode Tiller ; translated from the Norwegian by Barbara J. Haveland
SeriesBook two of the Encircling trilogy
ContributionsHaveland, Barbara, translator
The Physical Object
Pagination445 pages
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26951253M
ISBN 101555978010
ISBN 109781555978013
LC Control Number2017937994
OCLC/WorldCa1021220108

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  Carl Frode Tiller’s masterful opening novel to the Encircling Trilogy won the European Prize for Literature, the English PEN Award, and the Hunger Prize. Encircling, with David as its brooding central enigma, confronts the relativity of memory in an audacious and daring novel that reveals the shape of a life and leaves us wanting : Graywolf Press. Carl Frode Tiller is the author of five novels and four plays. Books in the Encircling Trilogy have won the Brage Prize and the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature, and have been translated into multiple languages. He lives in Trondheim, Norway/5(7). Carl Frode Tiller’s masterful opening novel to the Encircling Trilogy won the European Prize for Literature, the English PEN Award, and the Hunger Prize. Encircling, with David as its brooding central enigma, confronts the relativity of memory in an audacious and daring novel that reveals the shape of a life and leaves us wanting more.   Encircling is the first book of a trilogy by Carl Frode Tiller. I picked it up at the library and didn't like it at first, but I kept reading, and the plot lines within families and friends grabbed a hold on me. The back cover compares Tiller to Karl Ove Knausgård. Well they're both Norwegian.4/5(1).

—New York Journal of Books “ Encircling is the type of sustained psychological excavation mastered by the great Scandinavian writers. In stark, evocative prose, Tiller brilliantly exposes how we habitually enlist half-truths and false perceptions to prop up the master drama of our own lives.”. The Encircling Sea book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. AD Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it /5.   Circling the Sun book. Read 7, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by /5. The Encircling Sea: An authentic and action-packed historical adventure set in Roman Britain (Vindolanda Book 2) - Kindle edition by Goldsworthy, Adrian. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Encircling Sea: An authentic and action-packed historical adventure set in Roman Britain /5(39).

It’s thrilling to know two more books will arrive.”—USA Today “What makes this novel, the first of a trilogy, extraordinary is the suspense: like the best mystery novels, it transforms the reader into an obsessive gumshoe.”—The New Yorker “From the first pages, Encircling hits that tantalizing pace of a classic whodunit The. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition ( ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 /5(K). Encircling, the brilliantly structured first novel of a trilogy by Norwegian author Carl Frode Tiller, seamlessly translated by Barbara J. Haveland, illuminates the way in which personal identity relies both on stories of shared experiences as others recall them—that is, the revelation of how we are perceived—and on the stories we tell to others and ourselves, stories we may consider to be objective Author: Carl Frode Tiller. In this first volume of the ambitious Encircling Trilogy (winner of the European Prize for Literature), David’s memory has vanished and three voices from his youth recall his life in a series of.