And the story goes as flat as a five-week old balloon. So, I will quickly sum up my most important thoughts about this newly discovered treasure. Although the first part of the book was interesting enough, especially from a historic point of view, parts two and three were a bit of a disappointment, to be honest. To ask other readers questions about Die Farben der Insel , please sign up. Want to Read saving…. Other books in the series. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hardcover , pages. I have a huge book-depression now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Open Preview See a Problem? So, I will quickly sum up my most important thoughts about this newly discovered treasure. Anna Reynarsdottir rated it it was amazing Dec 25,
Karitas uden titel
For one thing I’m no malicious trickster and for another there’s not a lot for me to enthuse over. Return to Book Page. Portraits de femmes fortes dans une Islande dominee par les eisalerin et les hommes. It is the portrait of a land, of nature, a culture, a family, a girl, then a woman all written in a distinct style unique to this book.
To ask other readers questions about Die Farben der Inselplease sign up. Refresh and try again. Certains passages sont hypers longs par contre. And alike the first book Die Eismalerin it gave insight into a whole diffrent world, the magical world of Island. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I noticed myself realizing several times “Oh yes, I totally understand her, I’d probably act the same way” and at the same time as well that it’s actually frightening because she’s eiismalerin acting in an appropriate way to fit into society.
Hun kjemper en kamp mot samfunnets normer og forventningene som var kvinner forunt. Probably that is why I read the book whole three months which is unusually slowly for me.
Karitas uden titel by Kristín Marja Baldursdóttir
Ein Buch wie viele andere ohne besonderen Anspruch oder Unterhaltungswert. Gunnlaug fie it it was amazing Jun 18, Anast rated it it was amazing Feb 12, The book made me reflect on myself and my life and I noticed myself doing that several times even while not reading, during everyday life.
With a filk of only around ,00, comparable, say, to Bonn or Pittsburgh, it takes a prize as one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. Anna Reynarsdottir rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Jun 11, Silke rated it it was amazing.
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Although the first part of the book was interesting enough, especially from a historic point of view, parts two and three were a bit of a disappointment, to be honest. Sie will Malerin werden eismalsrin setzt auch alles daran, um es zu erreichen.
Open Preview See a Problem? Dje About Karitas uden titel. The Icelandic Publishers’ Association now counts 37 companies, which has to be considered quite numerous for such a small nation, and yet there are several other businesses outside of the Association that also publish books.
They are written in a very different, more picturesque way than the chapters themselves, probably these are also the parts of the book where the words are even more well chosen than in the rest of the book. Led by their mother, a widower farmer who wishes her children to be educated despite their means, eisjalerin family travel all over Iceland to do so, working all the while even while facing harsh Icelandic winters.
In fact I found part three completely mystifying. So, I will quickly sum up my most important thoughts about this newly discovered treasure. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Other books in the series.
Not by me though.
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Die Farben der Insel by Kristín Marja Baldursdóttir (5 star ratings)
Nov 11, Lise rated it really liked it. It reminded me a bit of “Antonia’s Line”, the Dutch film about the matriarch of a family. No trivia or quizzes yet. Since then I’m seeking for everything I can about this country. Niet meer in de handel verkrijgbaar. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 09, Charlotte B. Une chose est sure: Iceland is a phenomenon.
Very very slow going at first, I only really got into it past page or so, but then I was really in it in an extraordinary way, I could see the landscapes, the people, the situations so much more vividly than with most contemporary novels; I really felt the slowness was part of getting to know a culture, and above all a remarkable woman, a simple Icelandic girl who struggles against tradition to become an artist in the s.
Ihre Kinder sieht sie nur selten, Sigmar, ihren Mann, fast gar nicht. And for me, that is what literature is about, to make you reflect on your own life and personality with the help of fictional characters.
Elfen sind in Island obligat – hier auch And it changed my view on women in all their various colours. Ich bin auf den zweiten Fklm gespannt den ich dann vermutlich im Mai lesen werde. It would be mischievously troll-like to gush about this novel in English as it is not actually available in that language, but no fear!
Jeg havde forventet meget mere af denne bog. Then the theme seemed appealing: She is married with three grown daughters.