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Et glass melk takk

3.82  ·  Rating Details  ·  550 Ratings  ·  33 Reviews
The book is about a young girl, Dorte, who lives in a small village in Lithuania. Her dreams of the future ar small and achievable.
When she is offered to go to work in Stockholm in a restaurant, she herself is surprized the most that she takes the offer. In her naivety she has no idea that she's the victim of a women trader who plans to sell her as sex slave to a pimp in
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Published 2006 by Gyldendal Norsk Forlag AS (first published 1984)
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Lillemy_bok
Aug 05, 2015 Lillemy_bok rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Brukte lang tid på å komme meg gjennom boka. Rett og slett fordi den var så vond og grusom. Nå er jeg ferdig, og selv om det var forferdelig å lese, så var den veldig bra!
Anbefales!
Katri
Jan 09, 2016 Katri rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016
Rankka ja raaka kirja 15-vuotiaasta tytöstä, joka tulee huijatuksi mukaan ulkomaille ja tätä kautta seksityöläiseksi, joka joutuu hyväksikäytön ja väkivallan toistuvaksi uhriksi. Nuorena ja naiivina hänen maailmankuvansa alkaa rakentua tämän varassa.

Kirjassa käsitellään rankkoja ja tärkeitä teemoja. Aina Tukholman syndroomaan asti.

Jäin silti odottamaan, että kirja ottaisi enemmän kantaa. Nyt tuntui, että kirjan shokeeraus oli lähinnä väkivallalla ratsastaminen, joka teki pahaa ja pisti ajattele
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Yulia
Jun 13, 2013 Yulia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
Despite the fact that this book is rather well-written and pretty gripping (kudos to the Russian translator too!), it left me with an overwhelming sense of despair and hopelessness. In fact, it felt like a nightmare - a horrible, extremely violent nightmare, and sometimes it seemed to me I could no longer stand it. My heart ached the whole time I read this novel. All those terrible things that happened to Dorte, oh my! This book is definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Ødegård Solveig
May 23, 2016 Ødegård Solveig rated it it was ok
Shelves: modern
I decided years ago to put this on my to-read-list. Then I found this copy in a flee market, bought it and a couple of weeks later I read the whole thing in a few days on my trip to Bergen. Something about the cover, the title and subtle description of its content made me stir.

I read the book in its original language. Not having much to say about the style of writing, I felt
the story came out on top of it or even despite of it. Nothing fancy and not particularly engaging, but alright and only a
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Panthère Rousse
Aug 15, 2014 Panthère Rousse rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Résumé sur le site de Gaïa Éditions :

Dans un village de Lituanie, Dorte, 15 ans, vit un quotidien difficile avec sa mère. Elle rêve d’une vie plus facile, d’une mère moins triste. Le jour où le propriétaire menace de les mettre dehors parce que le loyer n’est toujours pas payé, Dorte accepte la proposition d’une vague copine de venir travailler comme serveuse à Stockholm. Elle se rend rapidement compte que quelque chose ne va pas, mais sa jeunesse et son manque d’expérience ne lui permettent pas
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Niina
At first I couldn't help but get a bit mad with all the sentences so short I'd personally prefer having at least three of them together before closing the clause. Ended up letting that one go due to the possible and very likely differences between languages, translation process and such, and carried on.

That wasn't the only thing that bothered me though, and the next one can be pinpointed solely on the author, the choices that have been made considering The Protagonist. She was naive, way too na
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Renée
Jul 10, 2013 Renée rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dat was een goed boek. Wat ik zo fijn vind aan de schrijfstijl is een combinatie van een helder verhaal zonder al te veel postmodernistische interessantdoenerij met tegelijk beeldend taalgebruik, veel treffende metaforen e.d. Hoewel bepaalde ervaringen zich in een of andere variant herhaalden, bleven ze interessant om te lezen. Het boek ademt eenzaamheid uit, ik kon de wanhoop voelen van de hoofdpersoon en vond het geloofwaardig dat ze op bepaalde momenten niet probeerde te ontsnappen of naar de ...more
Anitaleest
Jan 09, 2015 Anitaleest rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tjongejonge wat een verhaal zeg. Beangstigend om te bedenken dat zulke dingen nog steeds echt gebeuren. Dit verhaal zal zeker nog een poos in mijn hoofd blijven hangen. Ik vind het wel een boek wat je echt gelezen moet hebben. Het is zeer toegankelijk geschreven. Fijn taalgebruik, korte alinea's en geen al te lange hoofdstukken. Wat ik jammer vond dat er niet nog een epiloog in zat waarin je b.v. 5 jaar later kunt lezen hoe het nu met haar gaat. Dat miste ik echt.
Sandra
May 13, 2014 Sandra rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well... it's the second Wassmo book I've read (the first one was Dina's book)and... I wasn't disappointed or anything like that, but still felt very contradictory feelings. It is a sad and piteous story, however I couldn't stop thinking how stupid and naive Dorte was and what is worse I couldn't empathize with her. Yes, the story is catchy and I've read it in a few days, but after "having met" Dina I've realized I do adore strong protagonists more :)
Ari
Dec 10, 2013 Ari rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Perhaps this is an important novel when it comes to the subject.

But as a reading experience I would not rate this very high. The same sad story has been told several times in books and in television series. It should be told and something should be done to the issue. But this novel did not bring any new angle to the subject; the same story about abuse and violence.
And the dream sequences felt like oblicatory artistic accessories without true relevance.

If the only message is "read and be shocked
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BoekenTrol
Jan 03, 2010 BoekenTrol rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everybody
Recommended to BoekenTrol by: I read a review in a book magazine
This book never lets go. It is a page turner in the way, that I turned a page, hoping things would go better with Dorte.
Although I knew there are men doing that to women or children in many cities all over the world day after day, it hit me very hard reading the horrible things they did to her. It felt like a nightmare, almost physical pain.

The worst thing though was to realize, that, if circumstances had been just a bit different, it might also have been me... being the green, silly girl I wa
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Solveig Flatebø
Oct 24, 2015 Solveig Flatebø rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
En viktig og dramatisk bok om menneskehandel. Muligens har hun "barnsliggjort" hovedkarakteren en smule for mye, for fremheve hennes uskyldighet.
Katianna Autio
Mar 10, 2016 Katianna Autio rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Koska tykkään Dinan kirjasta, luin kerran tämänkin. Ja tämä on myös sellainen kirja, joka varmasti jää mieleen.
Joeri Putttevils
Een behoorlijk aangrijpend verhaal dat op sommige momenten zo hard is dat het moeilijk wordt om verder te gaan.
Eileen Sainsbury
May 28, 2010 Eileen Sainsbury rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
A fantastic book - this is the Danish translation of the original Norwegian. I have never read anything by Herbjørg Wassmo before, but have been reading about her latest book and came across this one at the library. Everyone should read this book, and see how the trafficking of women is an evil that must be fought to the last. The book descries a 15 year old Russian/Latvian girl is tricked into travelling to Stockholm to earn money for her mother and sister, and all the terrible things that happ ...more
Pilvi
Well written book about a girl who leaves her mother's home to go to work in Sweden, but ends up as a sex slave in Norway. Somehow I assumed that Dortje would have been a wreck, but she seemed to worry about other things than sleeping with the customers. You would assume somebody who had to sleep with men without her willing, would be psychologically more messed up than Dortje was. That's why it was so hard to take the book for real at times. I would have also wanted to know what happened to Dor ...more
Marjaana
Ei todellakaan mikään rentouttava tai leppoisa teos, vaan kirja siitä, miten ihminen voi olla peto toiselle. 15-vuotiaan liettualaistytön tarina on todella koskettava, mutta herättää ahdistusta. Miten ihmiskauppa voi olla mahdollista nykypäivänä Pohjoismaissa? Tekstissä ja kielessä Wassmo loistaa jälleen. Teos tuo hyvin esiin, miten ihminen pakenee muistoihinsa epätoivon hetkillä ja miten ihmisellä on valtaisa tarve selviytyä. Ilman takaumia Dorten lapsuuteen ja keskusteluja kuolleen isän kanssa ...more
Charlène
Dec 13, 2015 Charlène rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Histoire dure et violente... Qui semble trop réelle.
Øystein Bjaanes
Oct 25, 2013 Øystein Bjaanes rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2013
Noe irriterende var denne boken ikke så bra som jeg håpet.

Temaet er viktig, men av en eller annen grunn fikk jeg aldri inntrykk av at hovedpersonen opplevde desperasjon. Det står i teksten, men jeg opplevde det ikke. Teksten klarte ikke rive meg med.
I stedet sammenlignet jeg konstant teksten med filmen Lilja 4-ever, og den falt gjennom. Klarte ikke skape den stemningen, guffenheten, ekkelheten som filmen gjør så .. strålende er egentlig feil ord her..

Skuffende.
Saskia
May 28, 2012 Saskia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Heftig boek! Dat zulke dingen ook echt nog gebeuren kun je je eigenlijk haast niet voorstellen. Het verhaal is zeer mooi geschreven, hoe triest het ook is, wat een beproevingen moet Dorte doorstaan, vreselijk. En hoe eenzaam kan iemand zijn...Dit is echt een boek waar je over na blijft denken. Ik geef het vier duimen omdat ook ik de epiloog miste, het had leuk geweest om te weten hoe het later met haar ging. Maar verder zeer zeker een aanrader.
Ivan
Oct 26, 2012 Ivan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
As all books written by a person outside of a culture, this one is a bit preposterous and heavily-influenced by the popular media images of what a human trafficing victim looks like, or what is their behaviour, as well as some self-deprecating descriptions that Norwegian and Swedish authors love sometimes. Not a bad story, but rather a twist on familiar grounds to be fired up for/against.
Dorthe Hornhaver
Som altid skriver Herbjørg Wassmo fængende og gribende .....
En spade kaldes en spade og der blir ikke lagt fingre imellem i de 'grimme scener' i bogen. Af og til er den så ond at jeg næsten ikke magter at læse videre - men det er jeg jo nødt til! I troen på og håbet om at der er en happy end på det helvede de stakkels piger blir kastet ned i.
Neri.
Dec 01, 2015 Neri. rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I had so much hype because this books action was set in Lithuania and the story seemed interesing but when I started reading it all the hype was gone. At first it was kind of interesting but then all the dragging began and too much emphasis on details which are not important and it just threw me off immediatelly.
Maria
May 29, 2013 Maria rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pff, heftig boek zeg. Walgelijk, weerzinwekkend hoe er met Dorte en andere meisjes wordt omgegaan. Praktijken waaraan hopelijk een halt wordt toegeroepen.
Toch, weet niet zo waarom, maakte het minder indruk op me dan de boeken over Dina en Tora.

Wel toegankelijker geschreven, veel dialogen.
Mette
Aug 06, 2013 Mette rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is ekstremely well written. The nightmare of girltrafficing. I felt so horrible, that I couldn't finish it. Will finish when I feel up to it.
Rode Skullerud
beautiful, heartbreaking story, but not the best writing I've experienced.However, as said by Stephen King" Read sometimes for the story"
Bodil Nikolajsen
Fantastisk bog. Utrolig ækel og skræmmende. Man får ondt i hjertet og kvalme. Men ønsker alligevel at følge den stakkels piges skæbne.
Hermien
May 20, 2013 Hermien rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebooks, nederlands
Een aangrijpend boek dat een niet verkwikkend inzicht geeft in het misbruiken van meisjes en vrouwen. Mooi geschreven.
Pirjo Simola
Todella ahdistava kirja ja palaan mielessäni edelleenkin tytön kohtaloon. En suosittele ellei halua ahdistua
Per Fjellheim
May 10, 2013 Per Fjellheim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Flott bok men flotte karakterer, men det ble kanskje vel mye etterhvert ?
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Herbjørg Wassmo (born Vesterålen, December 6, 1942) is a Norwegian author. She worked as a teacher in northern Norway until her debut as an author. Her debut work was a collection of poems, "Vingeslag" ("Beating of Wings"). Her major breakthrough was her first novel, "Huset med den blinde glassveranda" ("The House with the Blind Glass Porch") in 1981.
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