Tag Archives: Norwegian

Space between

And just as music is the space between notes, just as the stars are beautiful because of the space between them, just as the sun strikes raindrops at a certain angle and throws a prism of colour across the sky … Continue reading

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“Do not complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright spots in your life.” -Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

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By every mountain and every star

“If I happened to find a diamond one day, I would call it Dagny, because the very sound of your name thrills me. I only wish that I could forever hear your name, hear it spoken by all men and … Continue reading

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See you tomorrow

  Everything Tore Renberg touches turns into solid gold. His book See you tomorrow is everything you could look for in neo-noir drama. It’s thrilling, it’s witty, it’s dark it’s delicate and it’s – for the first time in my life … Continue reading

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If you do exist

“..I will exile my thoughts if they think of you again, and I will rip my lips out if they say your name once more. Now if you do exist, I will tell you my final word in life or … Continue reading

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Fall

“What are you looking at, Herman?” “Your head. Why don’t you have any hair?” “Because I’m going to die soon. It’s just like fall. The leaves falling.” “Do you become winter in the end, then?” “Yes. A long, long winter.” … Continue reading

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Place of silence

All my life I have longed to be alone in a place like this. Even when everything was going well, as it often did. I can say that much. That it often did. I have been lucky. But even then, … Continue reading

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