➼ Night Train to Nykøbing Author Kristjana Gunnars – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Night Train to Nykøbing A Woman Hopelessly In Love Boards The Night Train To NykA, Bing, Denmark, Not Knowing If The Lover She Leaves Behind Will Ever Be With Her Again Then, Through Attempts To Write Her Distant Lover A Letter She Knows Will Never Be Sent, She Recounts A Long Vigil, Inspired By Love, And Her Conspiracy With A Waiting Heart Night Train To NykA, Bing Is A Transformative Tale That Articulates The Dense Codes Of Love And The Intensity Of A Life On The Edge Of Abandonment But This Also Is A Story Of Return, Finally To A Heart That Has Wandered Through The Desert Of Time.


10 thoughts on “Night Train to Nykøbing

  1. says:

    The title of this novella at 95 pages, it isn t a novel comes from the primary framework of the plot a woman boards a train headed to Nykobing, Denmark and leaves behind her lover at the station Which leads me to my one massive criticism of the book there is nothing else to the plot whatsoever The bulk of this story is a series of snippets of the woman s thought processes and emotions And these thoughts and emotions ar...


  2. says:

    It s written in a very soothing manner, but for such a small book it felt like ages were passing as I read it Perhaps it has an identity crisis a book that seems like it would rather be poetry than prose It felt like I wasn t getting anywhere fast trying to read this.


  3. says:

    Called a novel, the book is very slim, less than a hundred small pages, soa novella The author was born in Iceland and is of Scandinavian heritage but is a Canadian citizen The book has an evocative, almost film noir cover a station platform, steam billowing from the engine into the night, a silhouetted figure with a bag in each hand I bought the book some years ago it s copyrighted 1998 and only picked it up recently because I was going away for the weekend and knew I would finish t Called a novel, the book is very slim, less than a hundred small pages, soa novella The author was born in Iceland and is of Scandinavian heritage but is a Canadian citizen The book has an evocative, almost film noir cover a station platform, steam billowing from the engine into the night, a silhouetted figure with a bag in each hand I bought the book some years ago it s copyrighted 1998 and only picked it up recently because I was going away for the weekend and knew I would finish the book I was taking so needed something else to the ready Its slenderness was a decisive trait as I sifted through the stacks of unread books on the dining room bookshelf.Despite all this near randomness Night Train to Nykobing is a perfect companion read to B.S Johnson s The Unfortunates Gunnars protagonist is a female a...


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