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Et glass melk takk

3.82 of 5 stars 3.82  ·  rating details  ·  438 ratings  ·  26 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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Yulia
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.
Panthère Rousse
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 Damstra
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
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
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
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 5 of 5 stars  ·  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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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 4 of 5 stars  ·  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
Øystein Bjaanes
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
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
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.
Maria
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
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
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
Flott bok men flotte karakterer, men det ble kanskje vel mye etterhvert ?
Rasa
true girl story,after read this book you can sleep all night
Doris Birch
Læste på dansk. En barsk, men desværre nok ret realistisk fortælling
Arja
Ihanan kamala kirja. Loppu yllätyksellinen.
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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.
Her best known book is Dinas bok (Dina's Book)
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