Bygones are a Dream

Sandemose, Aksel: Det svundne er en drøm

Murder and love are central themes in Aksel Sandemose’s authorship. This novel is no exception. The Norwegian-American John Torson returns to the old country looking for the love of his youth and his lost childhood. And he experiences that the bygone resurfaces, with fatal consequences.

First published: 1944
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