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Linn Ullmann’s «The Cold Song» - among the top titles of the year in the USA

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Linn Ullmann’s highly praised novel The Cold Song (original title: Det dyrebare) was published in the US in the spring of 2014, and the novel is now appearing on several “Best books of the year”-listings. In The New York Times Book review The Cold Song is one of the “100 notable books of 2014”. The novel is also featured on the Independent Bookstore’s list of the 50 best books of the year, and Kirkus Reviews list of the best fiction of the year.

The book is translated from the Norwegian by Barbara J. Haveland and published through translation subsidy from NORLA.

See the listings below:
Kirkus reviews

Flavorwire

The New York Times Book Review

Ullmann’s novel was also one of seven books to be recommended on Ophrah’s official webpage in June.

Read more about Linn Ullmann and her books here.

Read more about The Cold Song here.

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