Search Results: "Fridrik Erlings"


BOOK REVIEW

BOY ON THE EDGE by Fridrik Erlings
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A powerful, Christian-themed exploration of a journey to self-acceptance and hard-won friendship. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
From an award-winning Icelandic author comes a parable of hope against a backdrop of unrelenting emotional hardship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FISH IN THE SKY by Fridrik Erlings
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Nevertheless, while Josh's long-winded philosophical musings are often ponderous, the chapters that chronicle his lust, loneliness and longing are sure to resonate with teens dealing with these universal adolescent issues. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A turgid observation of pubescent male angst translated from Icelandic by the former Sugercubes guitarist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BENJAMIN DOVE by Fridrik Erlings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"David Almond fans may take interest in the story's similar tone and themes, but unfortunately, other readers will be turned off by the translation's stilted dialogue. (Fiction. 11-14)"
An adult Benjamin recalls the pivotal childhood summer in which he learned friendship, forgiveness, death and the loss of innocence in this translated novel from Iceland. Read full book review >