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Afleggjarinn En route pour une ancienne roseraie du continent avec dans ses bagages deux ou trois boutures de Rosa candida Arnljótur part sans le savoir à la rencontre d’Anna et de sa petite fille là bas dans un autre éden oublié du monde et gardé par un moine cinéphileSuite à son succès en France Rosa candida a été traduit et est en cours de traduction dans une uinzaine de pays



10 thoughts on “Afleggjarinn

  1. says:

    The story sounded promising and I started the novel eager to enter the world of what seemed a special young man who had recently lost his mother in a car accident become a father with a girl he barely knew and who escaped Iceland to live in a monastery to rebuild an ancient gl


  2. says:

    I'm a little obsessed with Iceland It's a gorgeous country and produces some amazing literature Bragi Olafsson's The Pets ranks among my favorite books of all time so I was thrilled when I came across Au∂ur Ava Olafsdottir's The Greenhouse; it's not every day that an English tra


  3. says:

    One merit of this charming story was that it inspired me to step outside and weed the garden So I was away from screens for a while Well for half a day


  4. says:

    I just read another review that mentioned this book was uiet Exactly This book is uiet Part of it takes place in a monastery and that's how this book is simple and uiet It's the story of a young man leaving his country for the first time and leaving his father and twin autistic brother be


  5. says:

    I read the Italian translation nota al traduttore e all'editore su do di io do l'accento NON ci va Ma insomma dove avete studiato??This is the story of the Icelandic Forrest Gump He has a retarded brother but he has some serious issues too I disagree with many reviewers who see him as a real


  6. says:

    Re read for class in Icelandic October 2014 Listened to audio book read by author tooRe read for new review November 2012 Reviewed for Iceland Review December 10 2012 here Part road novel part bildungsroman Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir’s The Greenhouse is a meditative story of love death fatherhood


  7. says:

    The Greenhouse is a surprisingly lovely little story with as much left unsaid as said A young man someone who doesn't seem especially comfortable in his own skin takes his love of gardening to a country new to him And he has a daughter conceived in a careless one night actually less than one night s


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    Dedicated to my mother  “And God said Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed which is upon the face of all the earth and every tree in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed” —Genesis 129Opening Because I’m leaving the country and it’s difficult to know when I’ll be back my


  9. says:

    It was a simple subtle and uiet book and yet I found myself consumed by it by the little things It's one of those books that deal with the bigger issues of life through the lens of small insignificant things like roses dinners movies and days spent in a hospital I strongly feel that I will reread it over the


  10. says:

    This book caught my eye for two main reasons First the title made me take my first look because I love all things gardening related Then the description of the book kept my attention because it described a story not only of the shared love of the title greenhouse between a son and his deceased mother but it also


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About the Author: Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir was born in Iceland in 1958 studied art history in Paris and has lectured in History of Art at the University of Iceland Her earlier novel The Greenhouse 2007 won the DV Culture Award for literature and was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Award She currently lives and works in Reykjavik