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Gaute Heivoll

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Before I Burn (2010)
language
English
3.41 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book was so underwhelming. My mind wandered almost the entire time. I didn't get the connection between the novel part of the book about the arsonist and the memoir part of the book about the author. It made very little sense. I also had a hard time keeping the people straig...
Før jeg brenner ned (2010)
language
English
3.41 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The author was born in a small town in Norway just as its neighborhood was struck by a wave of mysterious arson fires. Peoples lives were threatened and properties were destroyed. The arsonist was known but never prosecuted. The author entangles the complexities of what was fo...
Etten palaisi tuhkaksi (2010)
language
English
3.41 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The author tells the story of historic events in the 1970's in a small village in Norway. A story of an arsonist taut set 10 fires in a month. The month the author was born and christened. Told in a passive voice and intermixed with the story of his life and his decision to becom...
Voordat ik brand (2010)
language
English
3.41 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I wanted to like it. The atmospherics, the spare writing style are qualities that usually appeal to me. But somehow reading this book felt like watching an old Bergman black and white film (I know I know - Heivoll's Norwegian, Bergman's Swedish)through a pane of double glazing....
Innan jag brinner (2010)
language
English
3.41 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: In this taut psychological suspense story based on true events from bestselling Norwegian author, Gaute Heivoll, a serial arsonist wreaks havoc in a rural town. Heivoll provides an extremely vivid sense of place in this depiction of an isolated village, surrounded by dense forest...
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