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The Tower at the Edge of the World
Amaldus Erindreren sidder og tænker tilbage på sin barndom i Thorshavn, ved Tårnet ved verdens ende, som viser sig at være et almindeligt fyrtårn.
(first published 1976)
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William Heinesen is the best-known writer that the Faroe Islands have produced. He wrote mainly in Danish, but all of his books, which are set in the Faroe Islands, have been translated into his native Faroese. When Heinesen heard rumours that he was to win the Nobel Prize he requested that his nomination be withdrawn, discussing his choice to write in Danish with a mixture of bitterness and regre ...moreMore about William Heinesen...