The Spring

  • Title: The Spring
  • Author: Kerstin Ekman Linda Schenck
  • ISBN: 9781870041478
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Spring Moving on from the early twentieth century until the inter war years The Spring follows the development of the characters and the community familiar to readers from Witches Rings With a narrative of
    Moving on from the early twentieth century until the inter war years, The Spring follows the development of the characters and the community familiar to readers from Witches Rings With a narrative of great subtlety and compelling power, it focuses on the lives of three women, Tora, Frida, and Ingrid, and highlights what is denied and invisible with the instinct that deteMoving on from the early twentieth century until the inter war years, The Spring follows the development of the characters and the community familiar to readers from Witches Rings With a narrative of great subtlety and compelling power, it focuses on the lives of three women, Tora, Frida, and Ingrid, and highlights what is denied and invisible with the instinct that detects what is missing in a society It presents a history of a place not only through women but through women many of whom would not even make the town s records.

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    About Kerstin Ekman Linda Schenck


    1. Kerstin Lillemor Ekman is a Swedish novelist.She began her career with a string of successful detective novels among others De tre sm m starna The Three Little Masters and D dsklockan The Death Clock but later went on to persue psychological and social themes Among her later works are M rker och bl b rsris Darkness and Blueberries , set in northern Sweden, and H ndelser vid vatten translated as Blackwater , in which she returned to the form of the detective novel.Ekman was elected a member of the Swedish Academy in 1978, but left the Academy in 1989, together with Lars Gyllensten and Werner Aspenstr m, due to the debate following death threats posed to Salman Rushdie According to the rules of the Academy, however, she will remain a passive member for the entirety of her life.


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    1. Hade någon period nyligen då jag tittade på Fröken Frimans krig (svt, världens mysigaste serie) och läste denna samtidigt. Blev fängslad eftersom de utspelar sig kring ungefär samma tid, dvs. kring den svenska övergången från lantsamhälle till industristäder, någonstans i början av 1900-talet. Ekman måste läst på något otroligt när hon skrev denna serie. Jag blev mäkta imponerad av sakkunnigheten, hur kvinnornas sysslor beskrivs in i detalj, och hur staden (tydligen Katrineh [...]

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    2. Interesting because it portrays the attitudes and life of a different time and culture. Also the thoughts and hardships of the women

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    3. Translated from the swedish by Linda Schenck.Below the ridge is an ancient spring that never runs dryThere is some underlapping with the end of the last book (which ended *hand wobble* 1904) to establish the political landscape. We travel back to the start of the Social Democrats, the revolutionary jargon mirroring the Russians, then this books starts properly in *hand wobble again* 1910 where there is deep superstition, poverty, unemployment.As with the first book this is an unfailingly honest [...]

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    4. These books of Ekman's are strange, slow-moving hypnotic chronicles of the people of a place over a long time. And a portrait of Sweden over time as well. Worth the time in my opinion.

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    5. Intricately woven together with Witches Rings.

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