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Per Petterson’s I Curse the River of Time

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Novelist Per Petterson, talks about his latest book: I Curse the River of Time. It tells the story of a mother and son's turbulent relationship. Set in 1989, when Communism is crumbling, it follows Arvid Jansen, who is facing his first divorce, and his mother, who’s been diagnosed with cancer.

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Per Petterson
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Comments [3]

DM

I thought the opposite -- Miles sounds rude and sarcastic.

Sep. 14 2010 01:59 PM
elizabeth from lima, peru

a very stirring passage. beautiful prose.

Sep. 14 2010 01:36 PM
annie from Philadelphia

Per: came off like a disagreeable, pompous chap. He didn't help sell many books today...

Sep. 14 2010 01:19 PM

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