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The Dedalus Book of Faroese Literature

The Dedalus Book of Faroese Literature

Author: Malan Marnersdóttir

Cover design: Marie Lane   Cover illustration: William Heinesen  

The Dedalus Book of Faroese Literature offers a wide-ranging selection of fiction from the end of the nineteenth century until the present day, including work by The Faroes’ classic and most important contemporary authors. The Faroes is an autonomous region of Denmark and consists of 18 small islands with a population of 52,000 and is situated in the Atlantic Ocean midway between Scotland and Iceland. It is almost incredible that such a small country could have produced such a wonderful and extensive literature in 2 languages. Even more incredible is that it produced 2 of the greatest Scandinavian authors of the twentieth century William Heinesen and Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen.
The twenty-seven texts of The Dedalus Book of Faroese Literature take the reader on a voyage of discovery as they fall under the spell of these windswept islands

No. of pages: 336

Publication date: 23.02.2023

Re-print date: 23.02.2023

ISBN numbers:
Paperback
978 1 912868 99 5

Rights:
World English Rights in this anthology