Absalom's Hair (Paperback)

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"Absalom's Hair" is a poignant novella by means of Norwegian creator Bj rnstjerne Bj rnson. This painting is a compelling exploration of familial and societal subject matters, set against the backdrop of a rural Norwegian community within the nineteenth century. The novella typically revolves around the valuable person, Mons, who inherits his father's farm after his passing. The tale delves into Mons's struggles and determination to keep the farm rich, a venture made even more tough by the heavy burden of his father's legacy. The title "Absalom's Hair" refers to an ornate, heirloom comb, a symbol of satisfaction and tradition inside the own family. As Mons grapples with the expectancies of upholding the circle of relatives's honor and prosperity, he has to additionally navigate complicated relationships, consisting of his interactions together with his more youthful brother, Absalom, whose wild and unconventional nature contrasts with Mons's experience of responsibility. Bj rnson skillfully weaves a narrative that explores the tensions among way of life and modernity, person aspirations and familial obligations, and the limitations of societal norms. The novella gives a nuanced portrayal of the characters' internal struggles and the conflicts that stand up within the own family. "Absalom's Hair" is a effective work that delves into the accepted themes of family dynamics, generational alternate, and the challenges of keeping way of life in a hastily converting global.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789359955797
ISBN-10: 9359955795
Publisher: Double 9 Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2023
Pages: 94
Language: English