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Gregorius

Gregorius

(2007)
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"Both a riveting novel on its own merits and an astonishing gloss on an earlier masterpiece."
Margaret Atwood


Bengt Ohlsson, one of Sweden's most successful young writers, has responded to the classic Doctor Glas with Gregorius, which is the voice of Pastor Gregorius over the course of what could be his last and fateful summer. Gregorius is a rancorous, malodorous, and unattractive figure married to a girl young enough to be his granddaughter. But his sense of his own mortality, of his personal inadequacy, and his tenuous hold on happiness are uniquely absorbing and haunting. It is a compelling study of loneliness, longing, and the nature of love, the desires that bring people together and the fears that keep them apart.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2009 : Hardback
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): B. Ohlsson, Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 9056723057 / 9789056723057
Publisher: Signatuur
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2008 : Hardback
Title: Gregorius: A Novel
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 0393066525 / 9780393066524 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 2004 : Hardback
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 9100104442 / 9789100104443
Publisher: Albert Bonniers Frlag
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

January 2008 : Paperback
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 1846270170 / 9781846270178 (UK edition)
Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd
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July 2007 : Paperback
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 1846270162 / 9781846270161 (UK edition)
Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2005 : Paperback
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 9100108200 / 9789100108205
Publisher: Albert Bonniers Frlag
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

May 2008 : Audio CD
Title: Gregorius
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: 9179536638 / 9789179536633
Publisher: Bonnier Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

May 2008 : Kindle edition
Title: Gregorius: A Novel
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: B002Y5KU6S
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2007 : Kindle edition
Title: Gregorius: A Novel
Author(s): Bengt Ohlsson
ISBN: B001DO02S2
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

 


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