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Is och vatten, vatten och is

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  144 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Ingen har utforskat syskon- och tvillingmotiv med sådan fantasi och sådan intensitet som Majgull Axelsson. I Aprilhäxan ruvar den utstötta, institutionaliserade Desirée på hämnd på sina fostersystrar. I Den jag aldrig var lever huvudpersonen MaryMarie två separata liv, som speglas i varandra som vore hon sin egen syster. Och i Is och vatten, vatten och is skildras en täran ...more
Published 2009
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Kasia
To trzecia książka Axelsson, którą czytam. Odnajduję podobną konstrukcję znana mi z jej poprzednich powieści. Losy dwóch pokoleń szwedzkiej rodziny przedstawione równolegle obok siebie. Kompozycja przypominająca kryminał. Kolejne strony prowadzą do odkrycia zagadki. Jednak jak zwykle u Axelsson najważniejsze są relacje międzyludzkie. Relacje z najbliższą rodziną, relacje które ukształtowały bohaterów. Po przeczytaniu "Lód i Woda" myślałam przez dłuższy czas, jak często bywamy siebie niepewni i j ...more
Inna
I rather liked the slow pace, the charachters described, the atmosphere of coldness and iciness (sort of reminding me of Smilla's Sense of Snow, which I love), and the atmosphere of a mystery happening on board a ship, weirdly enough reminding me of Clutch of Constables - which is very different. However the "mystery" or "detective" part is basically absent - which was quite disappointing. I mean - if I were reading a family saga, I wouldn't be expecting anything in that lane, but it does have s ...more
Luni
More like 3,75 stars.
Complex characters and skillfully weaved storied for each of them. Did miss a few things in the revelation in the end though.
Lisa
I love this book, the slow pace and the melancholy poetic rhythm of the story that never really reaches its ending making me realise that I just have to see the Arctic beauty...
Anna
I think other books from Majgull Axelsson I've read were better. Maybe she went into amount of pages, cause April Witch has half less pages than this book. Weird.
Sophiene
I am reading the dutch translation of this book. Only just started but liking it already, reading Scandinavian authors feels like coming home...
This remained a good read, highly recommended!
Nina
This detective story was not to my taste, I did not like the style of reading and I must admit that I skipped pages so I would get trough teh book faster.
Therese
Helt okej bok. Men den fastnar inte riktigt. Lämnar inga spår efter sig, men gick fort att läsa och driver hela tiden läsaren framåt i rask takt.
Marran
bra bok, jag gillar böcker som
ger tillbakablickar.... slutet drar ner betyget något och det faktum att man aldrig fick nåt eg svar
Lisbeth
I found this book a bit slow, especially the part which is situated in the present.
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Majgull Axelsson (b. 1947) is a famous Swedish journalist and writer. She grew up in Nässjö and had education in journalism.

Her first book was non-fiction, and focused on the problems of child prostitution and street children in third world, and poverty in Sweden. April Witch is her second novel, and one that was well-received in Sweden. With over 200,000 copies sold in hardcover, it landed on sev
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April Witch Jag heter inte Miriam Slumpvandring Den jag aldrig var Moderspassion

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