Out Stealing Horses

by Per Petterson

Publisher: Vintage Books

Written in English
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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7319275M
ISBN 100099506130
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A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions Out Stealing Horses. by Per Petterson. 1.   An early morning adventure out stealing horses leaves Trond bruised and puzzled by his friend Jon's sudden breakdown. The tragedy which lies behind this scene becomes the catalyst for the two boys' families gradually to fall apart. As a year-old man, and following the death of his wife, Trond has moved to an isolated part of Norway to live /5(). Reviewed by Radhika Jones. The narrator of Out Stealing Horses, sixty-seven-year-old Trond, is a man equally consumed by his past and his balancing act between the reflectiveness of age and the action of youth gives structure to Per Petterson's affecting fifth novel, his second to be published in translation in the United States and the winner of the . Out Stealing Horses () About book: Although my interest in writing about books generally takes a more analytical bent—diving into an author's bag of tricks, dissecting how an effect was achieved or tracing the iterations of a motif along its winding course—there does occasionally come a book that elicits an unexpectedly more personal reaction, one that overshadows my /5(3).

  Out Stealing Horses is tinged with an autumnal sense of loss and the self-examination of an old man looking back on his life. Beckett's Malone Dies is a clear influence, but Petterson is triumphantly his own man. This book is a minor masterpiece of death and delusion in a 4/4(8). He even learns that the phrase “out stealing horses,” which he had tossed around casually with his friend, has a meaning that reaches beyond their childhood pranks. Haunting, minimalist prose and expert pacing give this quiet story from Norway native Petterson (In the Wake, , etc.) an undeniably authoritative presence. Out Stealing Horses has won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize. The New York Times Book Review named it one of the 10 best books of the year. A former bookseller, Petterson lives in Oslo, Norway. The Out Stealing Horses Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

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The prose is as dense as the landscape with sentences that demand close, attentive reading/5(). Per Petterson is the author of books including In the Wake, To Siberia, and I Curse the River of Stealing Horses won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Norwegian Booksellers' New York Times Book Review named it one of the 10 best books of the year.

A former bookseller, Petterson lives in Oslo, /5(). Per Petterson is the author of books including In the Wake, To Siberia, and I Curse the River of Stealing Horses has won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Norwegian Booksellers' New York Times Book Review named it one of the 10 best books of the year.

A former bookseller, Petterson lives in Oslo, Norway. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson, translated by Anne Born, pp, Harvill Secker, £ This book is a minor masterpiece of death and delusion in a Nordic land.

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year-old Trond Sander lives secluded in a far corner of Norway. Casting his mind back tohe recalls a horse-stealing. OUT STEALING HORSES Per Petterson, born inwas a bookseller before publishing his first work, a volume of short stories, in Since then he has written five novels, which have established his reputation as one of Norway’s best fiction writers.

We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen.

It was and oneof the first days of 's friend Jon often appeared at his doorstep with an adventure in mind for the two of them. But this morning was different. What began as a joy ride on "borrowed" horses 4/5(). Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson Reviewed by Ted Gioia Out Stealing Horses, the fifth novel by Norwegian laborer-turned-librarian-turned author Per Petterson, reminds me of those contemporary films made in black-and-white by directors who find greater depth and power in the austerity of the monochromatic.

Like them, Petterson works with an. An early morning adventure out stealing horses leads to the tragic death of one boy and a resulting lifetime of guilt and isolation for his friend, in this moving tale about the painful loss of innocence and of traditional ways of life that are gone forever%().

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Per Petterson is an internationally renowned Norwegian breakthrough novel, Out Stealing Horses, was named a Best Book of by the New York Times and has been translated into more than thirty languages.

He is also the author of In the Wake, I Curse the River of Time, and To Siberia.3/5. Read Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson. From the first terse sentences of this mesmerizing Norwegian novel about youth, memory, and, yes, horse stealing; you know you're in the hands of a master storyteller.

Newsweek. Petterson's spare and deliberate prose has astonishing force. Directed by Hans Petter Moland. With Stellan Skarsgård, Bjørn Floberg, Tobias Santelmann, Danica Curcic. A grieving widower moves to the country where a chance encounter rekindles memories from his past/10(K).

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These chapters open up with Old Trond still remembering the past. The reader learns that Trond had found out. ’m an affiliate for The Book Depository.

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