Anchor Books, 9781400078028, 130pp.
Publication Date: January 3, 2006
About the Author
Linn Ullmann's "Stella Descending" is available in Anchor paperback. Translated from the Norwegian by Barbara Haveland. "From the Hardcover edition."
Praise For Grace…
“Slim but by no means slight . . . A delicate, haunting portrait . . . Consistently absorbing . . . An elegant stylist with an original voice (and a top-notch translator, Barbara Haveland), Ullmann is especially good at capturing moments of poignancy, often with a trace of gallows humor.” –Bruce Bawer, The New York Times Book Review“A powerful affirmation of the haunting beauty of ordinary human life and death.” –Washington Post Book World“Provocative . . . immensely compelling. Ullmann has an extraordinary talent for exploring relationships between people in love.” —The Baltimore Sun“A work of stunning emotional magnitude . . . Ullmann writes with a wondrously light, deft touch . . . Her pared-down portraits result in real characters who carry all the true-life weight of self-doubt and inner purpose . . . Very moving.”–Kirkus Reviews“Wonderful and chilling . . . Wrenching in its straight-ahead simplicity, lucid in its smooth, elegant translation, Ullmann’s novel resonates with a reader’s inner, subliminal fears of deterioration in the face of death.”–Booklist“Ullmann’s novel is brief, and her style sparse, but the tale is weighty and compelling.”–Library Journal