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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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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
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
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.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
bra bok, jag gillar böcker som
ger tillbakablickar.... slutet drar ner betyget något och det faktum att man aldrig fick nåt eg svar
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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