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Awoman wakes up in the middle of the night. A strange man is in her bedroom. She lies there in silence, paralyzed with fear.The woman is an author and the man one of her characters, one in a long line that waits in her driveway for the time when she'll tell their stories. He is so desperate that he has resorted to breaking into her house and demanding that she begin. He, the author decides, is named Alvar Eide, forty-two years old, single,works in a gallery. He lives a quiet, orderly life and likes it that way--no demands, no unpleasantness. Until one icy winter day when a young drug addict, skinny and fragile, walks into the gallery. Alvar gives her a cup of coffee to warm her up. And then one day she appears on his doorstep. Broken is an unconventional, subtle, and disturbing mystery from a master of the form.
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Grouped Work ID 69477aa0-a913-af9a-eee8-8282ecb9e847
Full title broken
Author fossum karin
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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auth_author2 Barslund, Charlotte.
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display_description Awakened in the middle of the night by one of her own desperate characters, a shocked writer is compelled to envision a background and publish his story, which unfolds through the appearance of an obsessive young drug addict.
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Characters and characteristics -- Fiction, Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction
title_display Broken
title_full Broken, Broken / Karin Fossum ; translated from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund
title_short Broken
topic_facet Authors, Authorship, Characters and characteristics, Fiction, Mystery