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World Light by Halldor Laxness
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Oct 08, 2002 | ISBN 9780375727573

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Praise

"[Laxness is] a poet who writes to the edge of the pages, a visionary who allows us a plot: He takes a Tolstoyan overview, he weaves in an Evelyn Waugh-like humor: it is not possible to be unimpressed.” — Daily Telegraph (London)

“[An author of] compassionate, scathing novels.” –Annie Dillard, The New York Times Book Review

"[Laxness is] a poet who writes to the edge of the pages, a visionary who allows us a plot: He takes a Tolstoyan overview, he weaves in an Evelyn Waugh-like humor: it is not possible to be unimpressed.” — Daily Telegraph (London)

“Laxness is a brilliant writer.” –The Washington Post

Awards

Nobel Prize WINNER 1955

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