Over the ensuing years, Olaf comes to lead the paradigmatic poets life of poverty, loneliness, ruinous love affairs and sexual scandal. But he. to their final lingering embrace beyond the grave, this is the self-same story of ruinous love that has always haunted you--once again, with sex scenes!. problems of her zavoi.euing a rivalry with her overachieving sister, her own ruinous love life, and above all, a fraught relationship with her famous father.
The indifference and contempt of most of the people around him only reinforces his sense of destiny, for in Iceland poets are as likely to be scorned as they are to be revered. Matters are complicated when his punk rocker daughter Jude arrives in need of a place to stay and burdened with problems of her own As imagined by Nobel Prize winner Halldor Laxness in this magnificently humane novel, what might be cruel farce achieves pathos and genuine exaltation. But he will never attain anything like greatness. Independent People Halldor Laxness E-bok. As imagined by Nobel Prize winner Halldor Laxness in this magnificently humane novel, what might be cruel farce achieves pathos and genuine exaltation. World Light Halldor Laxness 18 december 2.