The Prophets of Eternal Fjord

Author(s): Kim Leine

Fiction

Idealistic, misguided Morten Falck is a newly ordained priest sailing to Greenland in 1787 to convert the Inuit to the Danish church. A rugged outpost battered by harsh winters, Sukkertoppen is overshadowed by the threat of dissent; natives from neighboring villages have united to reject Danish rule and establish their own settlement atop Eternal Fjord. As Falck becomes involved with those in his care-his ambitious catechist, a lonely trader's wife, and a fatalistic widow he comes to love-his faith and reputation are dangerously called into question.

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"Kim Leineis a Danish-Norwegian novelist. He received the Golden Laurel award and the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for his fourth novel, The Prophets of Eternal Fjord.Martin Aitken is an acclaimed Danish-language translator."

General Fields

  • : 9780857897916
  • : Atlantic Books, Limited
  • : Atlantic Books
  • : December 2015
  • : 234mm X 156mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kim Leine
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 839.8138
  • : very good
  • : 576