The old man and his sons

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Eriksson, Jun 1, 1970 - Fiction - 203 pages
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The story of people living on the remote Faroe Islands in the North Sea, and theirálives and struggles, tragedies and laughter. It tells the tale of the transformation of a rural society into a modern nation of fisheries and the conflicts between generations that result.

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Review: The Old Man and His Sons

User Review  - Jeff Hanson - Goodreads

The Old Man and His Sons, set in the Faroe Islands, and published in 1940, is an interesting look at the dichotomies between the older generation and the younger generation, particularly in a world ... Read full review

Review: The Old Man and His Sons

User Review  - Vicky - Goodreads

Around the world = Faroe Islands. I picked this up in Stromness, in a tiny cupboard of a shop stacked high with Scottish and Scandinavian authors, with particular reverence for local hero George ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
35
Section 3
51
Copyright

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About the author (1970)

He­in Br˙ (August 17, 1901ľMay 18, 1987) was the penname of Hans Jacob Jacobsen, a Faroese novelist and translator. He is considered to be the most important Faroese writer of his generation and is known for his fresh and ironic style. The Old Man and His Sons, was chosen as the book of the 20th century by the Faroese.

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