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Dark Paradise

Dark Paradise

  • Title: Dark Paradise
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  • ISBN : 9781564784377
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 117 pages


A man murders a grocer over fifteen cents but in the sharp, icy prose and detached tone that defines this collection, his crime seems neither sensational nor entirely reprehensible Rosa Liksom populates a world of snow covered landscapes, antiseptic apartments, fish factories, and lumber camps with the obsessive, the violent, and the unhinged A woman refuses to leave pr A man murders a grocer over fifteen cents but in the sharp, icy prose and detached tone that defines this collection, his crime seems neither sensational nor entirely reprehensible Rosa Liksom populates a world of snow covered landscapes, antiseptic apartments, fish factories, and lumber camps with the obsessive, the violent, and the unhinged A woman refuses to leave prison until she has served her entire sentence A man obsessively cleans his apartment as his life moves on around him A woman kills her new husband over his neediness and inability to leave their bed The stark lives and actions of these characters are infused with an emotional intimacy that draws the reader into uncomfortable empathy with the extremity of their deeds.


Author Rosa Liksom

Pseudonym of author Anni Yl vaara.




Dark Paradise Reviews (25)

  • Dark indeed are the worlds of these often mentally ill, mainly Finnish people These 40 or so short short stories are usually one or two pages long five at most And what depressing tales they tell A sample a group of cutters are in the hospital One woman thinks of another in the group He was the one [..]

  • so i don t know much about finland, apart from tove jansson and arto paasilinna it seems nice plenty of hills and snow and salmon long healthy lives and peaceful calm people nice brisk weather.but then i read this book.and it s not allandit turns out, finland is also like this that last one may not [..]

  • Estes microcontos s o como shots de 40 graus, intensos e fortes, para serem bebidos lidos num segundo N o chegam a ser contos s o mais uma ideia, um instante Fant stica descoberta esta Rosa Liksom em quem as noites de 6 meses tiveram um claro efeito. [..]

  • Solid o, Tristeza, dio, Morte, Assass nio, Sadismo, Vazio, T dio, Desespero, Indiferen a, Viol ncia, viol ncia,Em menos de cem p ginas e em pequenos contos com cerca de duas p ginas Rosa Liksom concentrou todo o horror da exist ncia humana.Se a vida fosse assim n o valeria a pena Olhou para a su [..]

  • I pulled this off the shelf at the library because of the Dalkey logo on the spine, then knew I had to read it when the back blurb informed me that Rosa Liksom grew up on a reindeer farm in Lapland and spent a while roaming Europe as a squatter Both in its series of maybe but not really connected vi [..]

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