Posts tagged “norway”
December 1, 2011"With Mattias as his springboard, Harstad writes about mental illness without invoking the normal slew of stigmas. Mattias’s straightforward narration about heartbreak, discontent, and unhappiness are emotional but Harstad’s writing is far from sentimental. Rather than hide his despondency from loved ones and readers, we see a fresh look at a troubled man trying to make sense of his life and his place in it."
November 8, 2011"Some people want to be cogs. Not because they have to, but because they want to be.”
July 22, 2011"A nicely leisurely-paced novel about (among other things) un-ambition, Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion ? is an enjoyable lazy summer afternoons-read, away from the office (or the rat-race in general)." --