Tales of Protection

Tales of Protection

Erik Fosnes Hansen

Four spell binding stories approximately likelihood, by means of the writer of Psalm at Journey's End

Tales of Protection is a singular approximately humans elsewhere in several epochs -- modern Norway, nineteenth-century Sweden, and Renaissance Italy -- whose tales are certain jointly through the author's unique and looking inquiry into why issues occur the best way they do.

As the ebook opens, a lifeless guy lies in his coffin reflecting at the previous. Bolt was once an eccentric scientist who committed his outdated age to an enormous study project -- gathering random incidents from the historical past of the species and discovering the underlying development that connects them. this sort of hindsight, in spite of everything, has to be a type of heaven -- or a type of hell.

His reveries lead him to inform different stories -- the story of a doomed lighthouse keeper on a Swedish island and the story of competition between Renaissance artists -- and eventually to inform a startling story from his personal early manhood. the entire stories, in his exquisitely suspenseful narration, display his conception of "seriality," that's the other of causality.

Erik Fosnes Hansen's Psalm at Journey's finish was acclaimed as essentially the most unique works but concerning the sinking of the vast. In Norway, Tales of Protection has been referred to as a "Blixenesque" masterpiece; it's a significant new paintings of worldwide literature, and an outstanding breakthrough for this proficient younger writer.

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